Thomas Neele, who obtained his PhD under the supervision of Tim Willemse and Jan Friso Groote, won the award for the best dissertation of 2020 of the Dutch Research School IPA for his dissertation “Reductions for Parity Games and Model Checking”. In his thesis, Thomas explores symbolic techniques for simplifying and solving parameterised Boolean equation …continue reading
The paper Decomposing Monolithic Processes in a Process Algebra with Multi-actions by Maurice Laveaux and Tim Willemse was accepted for presentation at ICE 2021, a workshop co-located with DisCoTec 2021. The interactive style of reviewing employed by the ICE workshop was both interesting and a pleasurable experience.
The Formal System Analysis group has two vacancies for tenured/tenure track assistant professor and/or support staff positions. More information about these positions can be found here. Screening has started. The application deadline is 30 April, 2021 but screening will continue until the position has been filled.
The weekly FSA colloquium is postponed until further notice due to the precautionary measures to contain the Corona outbreak.
The paper “Family-Based SPL Model Checking Using Parity Games with Variability” by Maurice ter Beek, Sjef van Loo, Erik de Vink and Tim Willemse has been accepted for presentation at FASE, part of ETAPS 2020, in Dublin. The work is based on Sjef’s Master’s thesis.
We’re very pleased to welcome Jeroen Keiren, who started as an assistant professor in our group on 1 February! Before joining FSA, he worked as an assistant professor at the Open University and Delft University of Technology.
The paper “A Framework for the Extended Evaluation of ABAC Policies” by Morisset, Willemse and Zannone has been accepted for publication in Springer’s Cybersecurity journal.
Maarten Bartholomeus (ProRail), Bas Luttik and Tim Willemse received a Best Paper award for their paper “Modelling and Analysing ERTMS Hybrid Level 3 with the mCRL2 toolset”, presented at the 23rd International Conference on Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems.
Olav Bunte started as a PhD candidate in the VOICE-B project in our group. The VOICE-B project, led by Tim Willemse and Louis van Gool (Océ) aims to formalise the OIL language used at Océ with a particular focus on adding verification technology for verifying programs written in OIL. The five-year project is fully sponsored …continue reading
The paper “A Comparison of BDD-Based Parity Game Solvers” by Lisette Sanchez, Wieger Wesselink and Tim Willemse has been accepted for presentation at the International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification (GandALF) that will be held in September in Saarbrücken (Germany). The work builds on the FSA seminar assignment carried out by Lisette in …continue reading