Apvrille, Ludovic and Saqui-Sannes, Pierre de and Sénac, Patrick and Lohr, Christophe Verifying service continuity in a satellite reconfiguration procedure: application to a satellite. (2004) Automated Software Engineering, vol. 1 (n° 2). pp. 167-191. ISSN 0928-8910
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:AUSE.0000017742.47984.6c
The paper discusses the use of the TURTLE UML profile to model and verify service continuity during dynamic reconfiguration of embedded software, and space-based telecommunication software in particular. TURTLE extends UML class diagrams with composition operators, and activity diagrams with temporal operators. Translating TURTLE to the formal description technique RT-LOTOS gives the profile a formal semantics and makes it possible to reuse verification techniques implemented by the RTL, the RT-LOTOS toolkit developed at LAAS-CNRS. The paper proposes a modeling and formal validation methodology based on TURTLE and RTL, and discusses its application to a payload software application in charge of an embedded packet switch. The paper demonstrates the benefits of using TURTLE to prove service continuity for dynamic reconfiguration of embedded software.
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