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Diagnosing Abstraction Failure for Separation Logic–Based Analyses [chapter]

Josh Berdine, Arlen Cox, Samin Ishtiaq, Christoph M. Wintersteiger
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose a new method to diagnose proof failures to be used in a refinement scheme for Separation Logic-based shape analyses.  ...  To construct doomed states, we give a model-finding algorithm for "symbolic heap" Separation Logic formulas, employing the execution machinery of the feasibility checker to search for concrete counter-examples  ...  Conclusion We have presented a method for diagnosing abstraction failure in separation logic-based analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31424-7_16 fatcat:zmat27hfpje43mcpxpf35jkavm

An Expert System Based on Parametric Net to Support Motor Pump Multi-Failure Diagnostic [chapter]

Flavia Cristina Bernardini, Ana Cristina Bicharra Garcia, Inhaúma Neves Ferraz
2009 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
To attend the problems related to motor pump analyses, we propose a parametric net model for multi-label problems.  ...  In this work, we propose a method to assist fault diagnoses in motor pumps, based on vibration signal analysis, using expert systems.  ...  These papers describe diagnosis methods based on characteristics extraction and neural networks models induction for each separated fail.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-0221-4_4 fatcat:qmdk4yes7bemjp5w7dv64ziwly

COMPASS 3.0 [chapter]

Marco Bozzano, Harold Bruintjes, Alessandro Cimatti, Joost-Pieter Katoen, Thomas Noll, Stefano Tonetta
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
New features include Timed Failure Propagation Graphs, contract-based analysis, hierarchical fault tree generation, probabilistic analysis of non-deterministic models and statistical model checking.  ...  COrrectness, Modeling and Performance of AeroSpace Systems) is an international research effort aiming to ensure system-level correctness, safety, dependability and performability of onboard computer-based  ...  a faithful abstraction) w.r.t. the model; and effectiveness validation, which checks whether the TFPG is sufficiently accurate for allowing diagnosability of failures.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-17462-0_25 fatcat:whgtgnwptfa5xo7lokmhctbn6m

Refining Existential Properties in Separation Logic Analyses [article]

Matko Botinčan, Mike Dodds, Stephen Magill
2015 arXiv   pre-print
In separation logic program analyses, tractability is generally achieved by restricting invariants to a finite abstract domain.  ...  To diagnose failures, we use abduction, a technique for inferring command preconditions.  ...  This paper proposes a method for automated tuning of abstractions in separation logic analyses.  ... 
arXiv:1504.08309v1 fatcat:icrjvag6zrg5rpw3rvpzhgdska

Spacecraft early design validation using formal methods

Marco Bozzano, Alessandro Cimatti, Joost-Pieter Katoen, Panagiotis Katsaros, Konstantinos Mokos, Viet Yen Nguyen, Thomas Noll, Bart Postma, Marco Roveri
2014 Reliability Engineering & System Safety  
For future space missions, we developed -with challenging requirements from the European space industry -a novel modeling language and toolset for a (semi-)automated validation approach.  ...  The COMPASS toolset utilizes state-of-the-art model checking techniques, both qualitative and probabilistic, for the analysis of requirements related to functional correctness, safety, dependability and  ...  We experimented with local diagnosability analyses and with different failure scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ress.2014.07.003 fatcat:323zdjkgurd7bjuemikv3uxeg4

Effect of vitamin D supplements on left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Aryan Naghedi, Hasan Haghaninejad, Hamidreza Varastehravan, Arvin Naghedi, Nima Farshadi
2021 Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition)  
Among CVDs, heart failure (HF) is known to be the most common cause of hospitalization in patients over 65. Despite all proposed treatments for CVDs, mortality and morbidity still remain high.  ...  A total number of 5397 primary studies were found, of which 13 were elected for data synthesis.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Ana Barradas for her medical writing services and translating the abstract into Portuguese.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.repce.2021.07.010 pmid:34274087 fatcat:2zduyln4s5arvodivtlutsoibe

The COMPASS Approach: Correctness, Modelling and Performability of Aerospace Systems [chapter]

Marco Bozzano, Alessandro Cimatti, Joost-Pieter Katoen, Viet Yen Nguyen, Thomas Noll, Marco Roveri
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We report on a model-based approach to system-software coengineering which is tailored to the specific characteristics of critical onboard systems for the aerospace domain.  ...  Instantiated properties are checked on the SLIM specification using state-of-the-art formal analysis techniques such as bounded SAT-based and symbolic model checking, and probabilistic variants thereof  ...  The Slim2SMV translator is used to translate a SLIM specification into a semantically-equivalent SMV file, which can be used for all NuSMV-based analyses, and to produce separate probabilistic information  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04468-7_15 fatcat:chx62zuz4fhgrbkzboktrmtyna

Formal correctness, safety, dependability, and performance analysis of a satellite

Marie-Aude Esteve, Joost-Pieter Katoen, Viet Yen Nguyen, Bart Postma, Yuri Yushtein
2012 2012 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)  
The model's size pushed the computational tractability of the algorithms underlying the formal analyses, and revealed bottlenecks for future theoretical research.  ...  The case demonstrates the feasibility of fully capturing a system-level design as a single comprehensive formal model and analyze it automatically using a toolset based on (probabilistic) model checkers  ...  Diagnosability analysis was performed to see whether a double Earth sensor failure is diagnosable (for the satellite operator) when TLE-1 occurs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2012.6227118 dblp:conf/icse/EsteveKNPY12 fatcat:qmibafcjvvhlrfnv5avvhnjwgm

Effect of vitamin D supplements on left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Aryan Naghedi, Hasan Haghaninejad, Hamidreza Varastehravan, Arvin Naghedi, Nima Farshadi
2021 Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia  
Among CVDs, heart failure (HF) is known to be the most common cause of hospitalization in patients over 65. Despite all proposed treatments for CVDs, mortality and morbidity still remain high.  ...  A total number of 5397 primary studies were found, of which 13 were elected for data synthesis.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Ana Barradas for her medical writing services and translating the abstract into Portuguese.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.repc.2020.10.014 pmid:34053778 fatcat:6marwj5fnnhppmtg4i7cdy5hbu

Model-based runtime analysis of distributed reactive systems

A. Bauer, M. Leucker, C. Schallhart
2006 Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC'06)  
In this paper, we present a novel and efficient approach for analysing reactive distributed systems at runtime, in that we provide a framework for detecting failures as well as identifying their causes  ...  Based on the results of the monitors, a dedicated diagnosis is then performed in order to identify explanations for the misbehaviour of a system.  ...  In [2] , we have developed an efficient automata-based monitor procedure for our 3-valued logic, abbreviated as LTL 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/aswec.2006.36 dblp:conf/aswec/0002LS06 fatcat:tl2c2einebcfbmpvulntw5tyai

Security protocols over open networks and distributed systems: formal methods for their analysis, design, and verification

S Gritzalis, D Spinellis, P Georgiadis
1999 Computer Communications  
Modern high-level specification languages and tools can be used for automatically analysing cryptographic protocols.  ...  Finally, an outline is presented on current trends for the utilisation of formal methods for the analysis and verification of modern complicated protocols and protocol suites for the real commercial world  ...  Mao, Hewlett-Packard, and the anonymous referees for their insightful remarks and constructive comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0140-3664(99)00030-4 fatcat:cv3vmaztf5drxc2edllnfgefva

jStar-eclipse

Daiva Naudziuniene, Matko Botincan, Dino Distefano, Mike Dodds, Radu Grigore, Matthew J. Parkinson
2011 Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGSOFT symposium and the 13th European conference on Foundations of software engineering - SIGSOFT/FSE '11  
Our end goal is to make automated verification based on separation logic accessible to a broader audience.  ...  It uses separation logic to support abstract reasoning about object specifications. jStar can verify a number of challenging design patterns, including Subject/Observer, Visitor, Factory and Pooling.  ...  Error messages for verification failures.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2025113.2025182 dblp:conf/sigsoft/NaudziunieneBDDGP11 fatcat:mfx65yavajfovfd7cqekaqux24

Page 2730 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 90, Issue 8 [page]

2003 Psychological Abstracts  
(Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada) Internal market failure: A framework for diagnosing firm inefficiency. Journal of Management Studies, 2003(Mar), Vol 40(2), 431- 457.  ...  Building on the organizational learning and resource-based theories, we analyse strategies available to management in privatized, former state-owned enterprises in tran- sition economies to restructure  ... 

Using Formal Verification to Evaluate Human-Automation Interaction: A Review

Matthew L. Bolton, Ellen J. Bass, Radu I. Siminiceanu
2013 IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man & Cybernetics. Systems  
HAI analyses would benefit from techniques that support investigating the possible combinations of system conditions and HAIs that might result in failures.  ...  It has been used to evaluate human-automation interfaces for usability properties and to find potential mode confusion.  ...  Bolton and Bass [122] have utilized an architectural framework that separates system model elements to allow for more flexible analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmca.2012.2210406 fatcat:wyikgvbyunglba3fpac5stpr6u

Simplifying Diagnosis Using LSAT: A Propositional Approach to Reasoning from First Principles [chapter]

Andreas Bauer
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In face of the unwieldiness of non-monotonic logic solving engines, or meta interpreters usually authored in Prolog/CLP as they are commonly used for model-based reasoning and diagnosis, this paper proposes  ...  , the determination of conflict sets and minimal diagnoses is mapped to a problem whose technical solution has experienced a sheer boost over the past years, namely k-satisfiability using state-of-the-art  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks his colleagues Gernot Stenz and Reinhold Letz for insightful discussions regarding SAT-solving and for their comments on the technicalities of the implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11493853_6 fatcat:syg6wuhiyjeldo7rm2wwtghu54
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