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Copyright 2007 IEEE. Reprinted from 20th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2006, Volume 2006, April 2006, Article 1639421, 8 pages.

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The paper discusses the use of formal methods for the analysis of architectural models expressed in the modeling language AADL. AADL describes the system as a collection of interacting components. The AADL standard prescribes semantics for the thread components and rules of interaction between threads and other components in the system. We present a semantics-preserving translation of AADL models into the real-time process algebra ACSR, allowing us to perform schedulability analysis of AADL models.



Date Posted: 14 March 2007

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