Formal Techniques in Real-Time and Fault-Tolerant Systems [electronic resource] : Second International Symposium Nijmegen, The Netherlands, January 8–10, 1992 Proceedings / edited by Jan Vytopil.

By: Vytopil, Jan [editor.]Contributor(s): SpringerLink (Online service)Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 571Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1991Description: XII, 628 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540466925Subject(s): Computer science | Microprogramming | Logic design | Distribution (Probability theory) | Statistics | Computer Science | Logics and Meanings of Programs | Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes | Statistics, general | Mathematical Logic and Formal Languages | Computation by Abstract Devices | Control Structures and MicroprogrammingAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 005.1015113 LOC classification: QA76.9.L63QA76.5913QA76.63Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
ISL: An interval logic for the specification of real-time programs -- Duration specifications for shared processors -- A compositional semantics for fault-tolerant real-time systems -- Modelling real-time behavior with an interval time calculus -- Multicycles and RTL logic satisfiability -- Voluntary preemption: A tool in the design of hard real-time systems -- Observing task preemption in Ada 9X -- Real-time scheduling by queue automata -- Broadcast communication for real-time processes -- Analysis of timeliness requirements in safety-critical systems -- Verification of a reliable net protocol -- Mechanical verification of a generalized protocol for Byzantine fault tolerant clock synchronization -- Formal specification and verification of a fault-masking and transient-recovery model for digital flight-control systems -- On fault-tolerant symbolic computations -- Temporal logic applied to reliability modelling of fault-tolerant systems -- Specifying asynchronous transfer of control -- Protocol design by layered decomposition -- Scheduling in Real-Time Models -- A temporal approach to requirements specification of real-time systems -- RLucid, a general real-time dataflow language -- A mechanized theory for the verification of real-time program code using higher order logic -- Specification and verification of real-time behaviour using Z and RTL -- TAM: A formal framework for the development of distributed real-time systems -- An attempt to confront asynchronous reality to synchronous modelization in the ESTEREL language -- The real-time behaviour of asynchronously communicating processes -- Asynchronous communication in real space process algebra -- Translating timed process algebra into prioritized process algebra -- Operational semantics for timed observations -- Real-timed concurrent refineable behaviours -- Stepwise development of model-oriented real-time specifications from action/event models -- Formal specification of fault tolerant real time systems using minimal 3-sorted modal logic -- Timed and Hybrid Statecharts and their textual representation.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: This book presents state-of-the-art research results in the area of formal methods for real-time and fault-tolerant systems. The papers consider problems and solutions in safety-critical system design and examine how wellthe use of formal techniques for design, analysis and verification serves in relating theory to practical realities. The book contains papers on real-time and fault-tolerance issues. Formal logic, process algebra, and action/event models are applied: - to specify and model qualitative and quantitative real-time and fault-tolerant behavior, - to analyze timeliness requirements and consequences of faulthypotheses, - to verify protocols and program code, - to formulate formal frameworks for development of real-time and fault-tolerant systems, - to formulate semantics of languages. The integration and cross-fertilization of real-time and fault-tolerance issues have brought newinsights in recent years, and these are presented in this book.
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ISL: An interval logic for the specification of real-time programs -- Duration specifications for shared processors -- A compositional semantics for fault-tolerant real-time systems -- Modelling real-time behavior with an interval time calculus -- Multicycles and RTL logic satisfiability -- Voluntary preemption: A tool in the design of hard real-time systems -- Observing task preemption in Ada 9X -- Real-time scheduling by queue automata -- Broadcast communication for real-time processes -- Analysis of timeliness requirements in safety-critical systems -- Verification of a reliable net protocol -- Mechanical verification of a generalized protocol for Byzantine fault tolerant clock synchronization -- Formal specification and verification of a fault-masking and transient-recovery model for digital flight-control systems -- On fault-tolerant symbolic computations -- Temporal logic applied to reliability modelling of fault-tolerant systems -- Specifying asynchronous transfer of control -- Protocol design by layered decomposition -- Scheduling in Real-Time Models -- A temporal approach to requirements specification of real-time systems -- RLucid, a general real-time dataflow language -- A mechanized theory for the verification of real-time program code using higher order logic -- Specification and verification of real-time behaviour using Z and RTL -- TAM: A formal framework for the development of distributed real-time systems -- An attempt to confront asynchronous reality to synchronous modelization in the ESTEREL language -- The real-time behaviour of asynchronously communicating processes -- Asynchronous communication in real space process algebra -- Translating timed process algebra into prioritized process algebra -- Operational semantics for timed observations -- Real-timed concurrent refineable behaviours -- Stepwise development of model-oriented real-time specifications from action/event models -- Formal specification of fault tolerant real time systems using minimal 3-sorted modal logic -- Timed and Hybrid Statecharts and their textual representation.

This book presents state-of-the-art research results in the area of formal methods for real-time and fault-tolerant systems. The papers consider problems and solutions in safety-critical system design and examine how wellthe use of formal techniques for design, analysis and verification serves in relating theory to practical realities. The book contains papers on real-time and fault-tolerance issues. Formal logic, process algebra, and action/event models are applied: - to specify and model qualitative and quantitative real-time and fault-tolerant behavior, - to analyze timeliness requirements and consequences of faulthypotheses, - to verify protocols and program code, - to formulate formal frameworks for development of real-time and fault-tolerant systems, - to formulate semantics of languages. The integration and cross-fertilization of real-time and fault-tolerance issues have brought newinsights in recent years, and these are presented in this book.

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