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Hierarchical protocol analysis by temporal logic

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Abstract

With an example, this paper describes a method of using temporal logic for stepwise analysis of protocol specifications. Each level in the specified hierarchy is a kind of incarnation from higher-levels by adding some implementation strategies, and the correctness of top-down refinements could be verified in the unified temporal framework.

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Correspondence to Yulin Feng.

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Feng, Y. Hierarchical protocol analysis by temporal logic. J. of Comput. Sci. & Technol. 3, 56–69 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02943332

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Keywords

  • Temporal Logic
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  • Protocol Specification
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