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System Design Modification with Actions

  • Maria Viviane de Menezes
  • Silvio do Lago Pereira
  • Leliane Nunes de Barros
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6404)

Abstract

System designers are expected to use error-detecting and correcting techniques. Although, model checking approaches have been used for verification of errors in large complex systems, they can only detect the error. the task of correcting the system design (called model update) is completely left to the system designer. Recent works on model update can suggest changes in the system model which do not consider domain contingencies and constraints. In this paper, we present a model update approach that can be used to automatically suggest modifications in a system based on the actions that are behind state transitions and a set of domain constraints. We claim that with this approach we can develop more realistic system error-correcting tools.

Keywords

Model Checking Model Update Temporal Logic Reasoning about action Automated design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Viviane de Menezes
    • 1
  • Silvio do Lago Pereira
    • 2
  • Leliane Nunes de Barros
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceIME-USPBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyFATEC-SP\CEETEPSBrazil

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