About FSA

Research We investigate and develop theories, techniques and tools for modelling and analysing the behaviours of (concurrent) systems. Research focusses on process algebra, semantics, model checking, logics and satisfiability solving. Application areas include protocols, hardware designs, industrial control systems. Tools developed by the group include mCRL2 and MaDL. Read More…

Education We offer courses in Logic, Formal Methods, Model Checking and Automated Reasoning. We are always looking for enthusiastic people who are interested in a research project or thesis in our Master programme. Read More…


Paper on XACML in FORTE 2022

A paper by Hamed Arshad, Ross Horne, Christian Johansen, Olaf Owe and Tim Willemse, dealing with mCRL2-powered analysis of access control policies, specified in XACML, has been accepted for FORTE 2022.

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Paper accepted for presentation at TACAS 2022

The paper “On-The-Fly Solving for Symbolic Parity Games“, by Maurice Laveaux, Wieger Wesselink and Tim Willemse, has been accepted for the ETAPS 2022 conference TACAS. The paper describes how to use on-the-fly solving techniques during …continue reading

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Journal paper on non-linear pattern matching accepted for LMCS

The journal paper “Adaptive Non-Linear Pattern Matching Automata” by Rick Erkens and Maurice Laveaux has been accepted for publication in the FSCD2020 special issue of Logical Methods in Computer Science.

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Vacancy for Assistant Professor

The FSA group has a vacancy for an assistant professor (tenure-track/tenured) under the Irène Curie Fellowship programme, which offers a substantial start-up package. We are particularly keen on strengthening our expertise in automated reasoning, SAT …continue reading

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Two new FSA members per 1 October

On 1 October, Tom Franken started as a PhD student working on the NWO-funded TOP project AVVA. At the same time, we welcomed back Thomas Neele, who started working as an Assistant Professor in our …continue reading

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