Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems: 13th International Conference, TACAS 2007 Held as Part of the Joint European Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2007 Braga, Portugal, March 24 - April 1, 2007 Proceeding / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems, TACAS 2007, held in Braga, Portugal. Coverage includes software verification, probabilistic model checking and markov chains, automata-based model checking, security, software and hardware verification, decision procedures and theorem provers, as well as infinite-state systems.

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Invited Contributions.- THERE AND BACK AGAIN: Lessons Learned on the Way to the Market.- Verifying Object-Oriented Software: Lessons and Challenges.- Software Verification.- Shape Analysis by Graph Decomposition.- A Reachability Predicate for Analyzing Low-Level Software.- Generating Representation Invariants of Structurally Complex Data.- Probabilistic Model Checking and Markov Chains.- Multi-objective Model Checking of Markov Decision Processes.- PReMo: An Analyzer for Probabilistic Recursive Models.- Counterexamples in Probabilistic Model Checking.- Bisimulation Minimisation Mostly Speeds Up Probabilistic Model Checking.- Static Analysis.- Causal Dataflow Analysis for Concurrent Programs.- Type-Dependence Analysis and Program Transformation for Symbolic Execution.- JPF–SE: A Symbolic Execution Extension to Java PathFinder.- Markov Chains and Real-Time Systems.- A Symbolic Algorithm for Optimal Markov Chain Lumping.- Flow Faster: Efficient Decision Algorithms for Probabilistic Simulations.- Model Checking Probabilistic Timed Automata with One or Two Clocks.- Adaptor Synthesis for Real-Time Components.- Timed Automata and Duration Calculus.- Deciding an Interval Logic with Accumulated Durations.- From Time Petri Nets to Timed Automata: An Untimed Approach.- Complexity in Simplicity: Flexible Agent-Based State Space Exploration.- On Sampling Abstraction of Continuous Time Logic with Durations.- Assume-Guarantee Reasoning.- Assume-Guarantee Synthesis.- Optimized L*-Based Assume-Guarantee Reasoning.- Refining Interface Alphabets for Compositional Verification.- MAVEN: Modular Aspect Verification.- Biological Systems.- Model Checking Liveness Properties of Genetic Regulatory Networks.- Checking Pedigree Consistency with PCS.- “Don’t Care” Modeling: A Logical Framework for Developing Predictive System Models.- Abstraction Refinement.- Deciding Bit-Vector Arithmetic with Abstraction.- Abstraction Refinement of Linear Programs with Arrays.- Property-Driven Partitioning for Abstraction Refinement.- Combining Abstraction Refinement and SAT-Based Model Checking.- Message Sequence Charts.- Detecting Races in Ensembles of Message Sequence Charts.- Replaying Play In and Play Out: Synthesis of Design Models from Scenarios by Learning.- Automata-Based Model Checking.- Improved Algorithms for the Automata-Based Approach to Model-Checking.- GOAL: A Graphical Tool for Manipulating Büchi Automata and Temporal Formulae.- Faster Algorithms for Finitary Games.- Specification Languages.- Planned and Traversable Play-Out: A Flexible Method for Executing Scenario-Based Programs,.- motor:The modest Tool Environment.- Syntactic Optimizations for PSL Verification.- The Heterogeneous Tool Set, Hets.- Security.- Searching for Shapes in Cryptographic Prools.- Automatic Analysis of the Security of XOR-Based Key Management Schemes.- Software and Hardware Verification.- State of the Union: Type Inference Via Craig Interpolation.- Hoare Logic for Realistically Modelled MachineCode.- VCEGAR: Verilog CounterExample Guided Abstraction Refinement.- Decision Procedures and Theorem Provers.- Alloy Analyzer+PVS in the Analysis and Verification of Alloy Specifications.- Combined Satisfiability Modulo Parametric Theories.- A Gröbner Basis Approach to CNF-Formulae Preprocessing.- Kodkod: A Relational Model Finder.- Model Checking.- Bounded Reachability Checking of Asynchronous Systems Using Decision Diagrams.- Model Checking on Trees with Path Equivalences.- Uppaal/DMC – Abstraction-Based Heuristics for Directed Model Checking.- Distributed Analysis with—CRL: A Compendium of Case Studies.- Infinite-State Systems.- A Generic Framework for Reasoning About Dynamic Networks of Infinite-State Processes.- Unfolding Concurrent Well-Structured Transition Systems.- Regular Model Checking Without Transducers (On Efficient Verification of Parameterized Systems).

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