Verifying χ Models of Industrial Systems with Spin

  • Nikola Trčka
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4260)


The language χ has been developed for modeling of industrial systems. Its simulator has been successfully used in many industrial areas for obtaining performance measures. For functional analysis simulation is less applicable and such analysis can be done in other environments. The purpose of this paper is to describe an automatic translator from χ to Promela, the input language of the well known model-checker Spin. We highlight the differences between the two languages and show, in a step by step manner, how some of them can be resolved. We conclude by giving a translation scheme and apply the translator in a small industrial case study.


Model Checker Parallel Operator Atomic Process Industrial System Translation Scheme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikola Trčka
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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