|Level, degree of commitment in original study programme||Advanced module, compulsory elective module|
|Forms of teaching and learning,
|Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS), |
270 hours (90 h attendance, 180 h private study)
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Oral or written examination
|German,The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course M.Sc. Computer Sciences.|
|Original study programme||M.Sc. Informatik / Vertiefungsbereich Informatik|
|One semester, |
Alle 3-4 Semester
|Person in charge of the module's outline||Prof. Dr. H.-Peter Gumm|
Technique for automatic verification of hardware and software systems.
- Modelling of hardware and of protocols in SMV
- Reduction to Kripke structures
- Linear Temporal Logic (LTL)
- Computation Tree Logic (CTL)
- State based CTL model checking
- Büchi automata, algorithms for LTL ModelChecking
- efficient representation of circuits: OBDDs
- Symbolic Model Checking
- SAT Algorithms and Bounded Model Checking
- Abstract characterization of Safety and Liveness
- Understanding automatic verification techniques and systems,
- Understanding the underlying algorithms and temporal logics,
- Practice of scientific working methods (recognition, formulation, solving problems, training of abstraction skills),
- Training of oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.
None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Logic, Theoretical Computer Science, Technical Computer Science.
- Ch.Baier, J.P.Katoen: Principles of Model Checking, MIT Press, 2008.
- M. Huth, M. Ryan: Logic in Computer Science: Modelling and Reasoning about Systems, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004
- E.M.Clarke, O.Grumberg, D.A.Peled: Model Checking, MIT Press, 2000
- K. McMillan: Symbolic Model Checking. Doktorarbeit 1992. http://www.kenmcmil.com/thesis.html
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