Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis: 5th International Symposium, ATVA 2007 Tokyo, Japan, October 22-25, 2007 Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis, ATVA 2007. The 29 revised full papers presented together with seven short papers address theoretical methods to achieve correct software or hardware systems, including both functional and non functional aspects; as well as applications of theory in engineering methods and particular domains and handling of practical problems occurring in tools.

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Invited Talks.- Policies and Proofs for Code Auditing.- Recent Trend in Industry and Expectation to DA Research.- Toward Property-Driven Abstraction for Heap Manipulating Programs.- Branching vs.Linear Time: Semantical Perspective.- Regular Papers.- Mind the Shapes: Abstraction Refinement Via Topology Invariants.- Complete SAT-Based Model Checking for Context-Free Processes.- Bounded Model Checking of Analog and Mixed-Signal Circuits Using an SMT Solver.- Model Checking Contracts – A Case Study.- On the Efficient Computation of the Minimal Coverability Set for Petri Nets.- Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuit Verification Using Models Generated from Simulation Traces.- Automatic Merge-Point Detection for Sequential Equivalence Checking of System-Level and RTL Descriptions.- Proving Termination of Tree Manipulating Programs.- Symbolic Fault Tree Analysis for Reactive Systems.- Computing Game Values for Crash Games.- Timed Control with Observation Based and Stuttering Invariant Strategies.- Deciding Simulations on Probabilistic Automata.- Mechanizing the Powerset Construction for Restricted Classes of—-Automata.- Verifying Heap-Manipulating Programs in an SMT Framework.- A Generic Constructive Solution for Concurrent Games with Expressive Constraints on Strategies.- Distributed Synthesis for Alternating-Time Logics.- Timeout and Calendar Based Finite State Modeling and Verification of Real-Time Systems.- Efficient Approximate Verification of Promela Models Via Symmetry Markers.- Latticed Simulation Relations and Games.- Providing Evidence of Likely Being on Time: Counterexample Generation for CTMC Model Checking.- Assertion-Based Proof Checking of Chang-Roberts Leader Election in PVS.- Continuous Petri Nets: Expressive Power and Decidability Issues.- Quantifying the Discord: Order Discrepancies in Message Sequence Charts.- A Formal Methodology to Test Complex Heterogeneous Systems.- A New Approach to Bounded Model Checking for Branching Time Logics.- Exact State Set Representations in the Verification of Linear Hybrid Systems with Large Discrete State Space.- A Compositional Semantics for Dynamic Fault Trees in Terms of Interactive Markov Chains.- 3-Valued Circuit SAT for STE with Automatic Refinement.- Bounded Synthesis.- Short Papers.- Formal Modeling and Verification of High-Availability Prool for Network Security Appliances.- A Brief Introduction to .- On-the-Fly Model Checking of Fair Non-repudiation Prools.- Model Checking Bounded Prioritized Time Petri Nets.- Using Patterns and Composite Propositions to Automate the Generation of LTL Specifications.- Pruning State Spaces with Extended Beam Search.- Using Counterexample Analysis to Minimize the Number of Predicates for Predicate Abstraction.

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