The VERSEN master thesis award was granted to Kevin Jilissen for his master thesis showing that tunnel software can formally be verified, exposing some design errors.
Two papers accepted at IJCAI 2023
We are happy to have two papers accepted at IJCAI 2023: “More for Less: Safe Policy Improvement With Stronger Performance Guarantees” together with TU Dresden and Radboud University Nijmegen and “A Unifying Formal Approach to …continue reading
Paper accepted at NASA formal methods
The paper “Strategy Synthesis in Markov Decision Processes Under Limited Sampling Access” by C. Dubslaff from FSA and a collaboration with TU Dresden (P. Wienhöft, C. Baier, and S. J. Kiebel) has been accepted for …continue reading
New book: ‘Spelen met oneindigheid’
Hans Zantema has published a book (‘Spelen met oneindigheid, verrassende figuren en patronen’, in Dutch—English translation is work in progress) about infinite sequences and their visualisations, see this link. An interview with Hans can be …continue reading
Visitor: Maurice ter Beek
Maurice ter Beek (ISTI, CNR, Pisa) will be visiting us from 1-6 March. He’ll be working on variability parity games, together with Erik de Vink and Tim Willemse.
New book on mCRL2
The book ‘Understanding behaviour of distributed systems using mCRL2‘, written by Muhammad Atif and Jan Friso Groote has appeared in the Systems, Decision and Control series of Springer. It gives an introduction into mCRL2 with …continue reading
Our department has 25 (assistant) professor vacancies; some such positions may end up in our group. We encourage those with a Formal Methods background (broadly construed) to apply for a position (ASAP). For details, see …continue reading
Journal paper on decomposing monolithic processes accepted for JLAMP
The journal article “Decomposing monolithic processes in a process algebra with multi-actions” by Maurice Laveaux and Tim A.C. Willemse has been accepted for publication at JLAMP as part of a special issue of ICE. The …continue reading
Paper accepted for FOSSACS 2023
The paper, compositional learning for interleaving parallel automata, by Labbai, Groote, Hojjat and Mousavi has been accepted for FOSSACS 23. It describes an algorithm to learn behaviour of parallel components, without knowing the parallel structure.
Book: Tales of Electrologica is available.
This book describes the history of the most iconic computer ever developed in The Netherlands, the Electrologica X8. It contains a number of stories by the original contributers to the soft- and hardware of this …continue reading