Automatic Verification of a Lip-Synchronisation Algorithm Using UPPAAL - Extended Version

Bowman, Howard and Faconti, Giorgio and Katoen, J-P. and Latella, D. and Massink, M. (1998) Automatic Verification of a Lip-Synchronisation Algorithm Using UPPAAL - Extended Version. In: FMICS'98, Third Internatinoal Workshop on Formal Methods for Industrial Crtical Systems. (Full text available)

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Abstract

We present the formal specification and verification of a lip synchronisation algorithm using the real-time model checker UPPAAL. A number of specifications of this algorithm can be found in the literature, but this is the first automatic verification. We take a published specification of the algorithm, code it up in the UPPAAL timed automata notation and then verify whether the algorithm satisfies the key properties of jitter and skew. The verification reveals some flaws in the algorithm. In particular, it shows that for certain sound and video streams the algorithm can timelock before reaching a prescribed error state.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional information: Also available as: H. Bowman, G. Faconti, J-P Katoen, D. Latella and M. Massink `Using UPPAAL for the Specification and Verification of a Lip-Sync Protocol' ERCIM Research Report 07/98-R054, July 1998.
Uncontrolled keywords: UPPAAL, Multimedia, Real-time, Formal Methods
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2009 11:44
Last Modified: 12 May 2014 14:37
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21658 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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