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Formal Verification of Lunar Rover Control Software Using UPPAAL

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This paper reports our formal verification of Chinese Lunar Rover control software, an embedded real-time multitasking software system running over a home-made real-time operating system (RTOS). The main purpose of the verification is to validate if the system satisfies a time-related functional property. We modeled the RTOS, application tasks and physical environment as timed automata and analyzed the system using statistical model checking (SMC) of UPPAAL. Verification result showed that our model was able to track down undesired behavior in the multitasking system. Moreover, as the modeling framework we designed is general and extensible, it can be a reference method for verifying other real-time multitasking systems.

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Shan, L. et al. (2014). Formal Verification of Lunar Rover Control Software Using UPPAAL. In: Jones, C., Pihlajasaari, P., Sun, J. (eds) FM 2014: Formal Methods. FM 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8442. Springer, Cham.

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