Verifying time-bounded properties for ELECTRE reactive programs with stopwatch automata

  • Olivier Roux
  • Vlad Rusu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 999)


We present the automatic verification of time-bounded properties of programs written in the reactive language Electre. For this, Electre programs are translated into so-called stopwatch automata, automata with chronometers to measure time. Properties are expressed in the logic TCTL and model-checking algorithms are used to verify those properties on Electre stopwatch automata. We argue that timebounded TCTL is decidable on stopwatch automata.


Electre TCTL backward/forward analysis stopwatch automata decidability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Roux
    • 1
  • Vlad Rusu
    • 1
  1. 1.LAN CNRSUniv.NantesNantes Cedex 03France

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