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Aerospace 2018, 5(1), 10; https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace5010010

Formal Verification of Simulation Scenarios in Aviation Scenario Definition Language (ASDL)

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Department of Electrical, Computer, Software and Systems Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900, USA
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Institute of Flight Systems, German Aerospace Center (DLR), 38108 Braunschweig, Germany
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Received: 28 November 2017 / Revised: 1 January 2018 / Accepted: 15 January 2018 / Published: 17 January 2018
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Formal methods offer well-defined means for mathematical verification of the functional specifications of software systems. For model-based engineering, model checking is a verification technique that explores all possible system states. The Aviation Scenario Definition Language is a domain-specific language designed based on a scenario development process from a model-driven engineering perspective. It aims at providing a well-structured definition language to specify departure, en route, re-route, and landing scenarios. This paper uses statecharts and a model checker for the verification of each scenario generated and uses examples to demonstrate conformance to the rules established in the statecharts to verify the logic of all future scenarios. View Full-Text
Keywords: DSL; ASDL; formal methods; verification; statecharts DSL; ASDL; formal methods; verification; statecharts
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Chhaya, B.; Jafer, S.; Durak, U. Formal Verification of Simulation Scenarios in Aviation Scenario Definition Language (ASDL). Aerospace 2018, 5, 10.

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