Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICECCS.2012.19
Title: Formal analysis of pervasive computing systems
Authors: Liu, Y.
Zhang, X.
Dong, J.S. 
Liu, Y. 
Sun, J.
Biswas, J.
Mokhtari, M.
Keywords: Formal Modeling
Pervasive Computing
System Verification
Issue Date: 2012
Citation: Liu, Y., Zhang, X., Dong, J.S., Liu, Y., Sun, J., Biswas, J., Mokhtari, M. (2012). Formal analysis of pervasive computing systems. Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 17th International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, ICECCS 2012 : 169-178. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICECCS.2012.19
Abstract: Pervasive computing systems are heterogenous and complex as they usually involve human activities, various sensors and actuators as well as middleware for system controlling. Therefore, analyzing such systems is highly non-trivial. In this work, we propose to use formal methods for analyzing pervasive computing systems. Firstly, a formal modeling framework is proposed to cover main characteristics of pervasive computing systems (e.g., context-awareness, concurrent communications, layered architectures). Secondly, we identify the safety requirements (e.g., free of deadlock and conflicts etc.) and propose their specifications as safety and liveness properties. Finally, we demonstrate our ideas using a case study of a smart nursing home system. Experimental results show the effectiveness of our approach in exploring system behaviors and revealing system design flaws such as information inconsistency and conflicting reminder services. © 2012 C.E.S.A.M.E.S.
Source Title: Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 17th International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, ICECCS 2012
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/43168
ISBN: 9782954181004
DOI: 10.1109/ICECCS.2012.19
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