The NWO Big Software project MERITS is finished. It investigated whether refactoring of legacy software is possible by automatic learning. The conclusion is that this is a bridge too far, but learning techniques are an …continue reading
A paper containing a near-linear time algorithm for weak bisimilarity for Markov chains, by Jansen, Groote, Timmers and Yang has been accepted at Concur 2020. The paper provides an average time O(m log^4 n) algorithm, …continue reading
At Februari 1, 2020, Jan Martens joined us as a new PhD student in the AVVA project. Jan will direct his attention to the question how many core architectures, such as GPU’s, can improve the …continue reading
The paper Distribution of Behaviour into Parallel Communicating Subsystems by Omar Alduhaiby and Jan Friso Groote has been accepted for Express 2019.
The paper “Verification of Hypertorus Communication Grids by Infinite Petri Nets and Process Algebra” by Zaitsev, Shmeleva and Groote has been published in IEEE/CAA Automata Sinica. The paper explains how communication grids in the form …continue reading
On April 15 Ferry Timmers started in the Arrowheads project together with ASML. The goal of this project is to show that newly developed control software for wafer scanners can completely be verified before the …continue reading
The paper “Verification of Hypertorus Communication Grids by Infinite Petri Nets and Process Algebra” by Zaitsev, Shmeleva and Groote has been accepted for the IEEE/CAA journal of Automatica Sinica.
The papers “Verifying System-Wide Properties of Industrial Component-Based Software” by Neele, Rol and Groote and “Active Learning of Industrial software with data” by Sanchez, Groote and Schiffelers have both been accepted at FSEN 2019, Teheran, …continue reading
On November 1, 2018, Julien Schmaltz left the FSA group to take up a new position at the company ICT. We congratulate Julien and wish to thank him for all he has done for our …continue reading
Rick Erkens started to work 1 september 2018 as a teaching PhD student in the FSA group.