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    • Astra: Evaluating Translations from Alloy to SMT-LIB 

      Abbassi, Ali (University of Waterloo, 2018-12-21)
      We present a variety of translation options for converting Alloy to SMT-LIB via Alloy's Kodkod interface. Our translations, which are implemented in a library that we call Astra, are based on converting the set and relational ...
    • A Comprehensive Study of Declarative Modelling Languages 

      Bandali, Amin (University of Waterloo, 2020-07-14)
      Declarative behavioural modelling is a powerful modelling paradigm that enables users to model system functionality abstractly and formally. An abstract model is a concise and compact representation of key characteristics ...
    • Dash: Declarative Behavioural Modelling in Alloy 

      Serna, Jose (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-25)
      An abstract model is a representation of the fundamental characteristics and properties of a system, and its purpose is to provide feedback to stakeholders about the correctness of the system during the early stages of ...
    • Detection of Feature Interactions in Automotive Active Safety Features 

      Juarez Dominguez, Alma L. (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-02)
      With the introduction of software into cars, many functions are now realized with reduced cost, weight and energy. The development of these software systems is done in a distributed manner independently by suppliers, ...
    • Improvements to Transitive-Closure-based Model Checking in Alloy 

      Farheen, Sabria (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-19)
      Model checking, which refers to the verification of temporal properties of a transition system, is a common formal method for verifying models. Transitive-closure-based model checking (TCMC), developed by Vakili et al., ...
    • Linking Alloy with SMT-based Finite Model Finding 

      Tariq, Khadija (University of Waterloo, 2021-01-28)
      Alloy is a well-known declarative language for modelling systems early in the development process. Currently, it uses the Kodkod library as its back-end for finite model finding (finding instances of the model by determining ...
    • Mapping Template Semantics to SMV 

      Lu, Yun (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Template semantics is a template-based approach to describing the semantics of model-based notations, where a pre-defined template captures the notations' common semantics, and parameters specify the notations' distinct ...
    • Prescriptive Semantics For Big-Step Modelling Languages 

      Esmaeilsabzali, Shahram (University of Waterloo, 2011-02-22)
      With the popularity of model-driven methodologies and the abundance of modelling languages, a major question for a modeller is: Which language is suitable for modelling a system under study? To answer this question, one ...
    • Profiling Alloy Models 

      Eid, Elias (University of Waterloo, 2021-09-03)
      Modeling of software-intensive systems using formal declarative modeling languages offers a means of managing software complexity through the use of abstraction and early identification of correctness issues by formal ...
    • Temporal Logic Model Checking as Automated Theorem Proving 

      Vakili, Amirhossein (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-19)
      Model checking is an automatic technique for the verification of temporal properties of a system. In this technique, a system is represented as a labelled graph and the specification as a temporal logic formula. The core ...

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