Checking the TWIN elevator system by translating object-Z to SMV

Preibusch, Sören and Kammueller, Florian (2008) Checking the TWIN elevator system by translating object-Z to SMV. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4916 . pp. 38-55. ISSN 0302-9743

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Abstract

In the context of large scale industrial installations, model checking often fails to tap its full potential because of a missing link between a system’s specification and its functional and non-functional requirements, like safety. Our work bridges this gap by providing a translation from the formal specification language Object-Z to the SMV model checker input language to combine their advantages.
This paper focuses on the translation of the object-oriented features of Object-Z: operation promotion and communication between objects. We demonstrate the feasibility of our approach using the example of the TWIN Elevator system and embed the translation process in the industrial software production workflow.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Conference details: Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems, 12th International Workshop, FMICS 2007. Held in Berlin, Germany, July 1-2, 2007.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence group
A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > Foundations of Computing group
ISI Impact: 0
Item ID: 6860
Notes on copyright: Post refereed version as allowed by publisher.
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Depositing User: Dr Florian Kammueller
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2011 14:49
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2015 18:47
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/6860

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