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UPPAAL in a Nutshell



Kim Guldstrand Larsen , Paul Pettersson, Wang Yi

Publication Type:

Journal article


In Springer International Journal of Software Tools for Technology Transfer,


This paper presents the overall structure, the design criteria, and the main features of the tool box uppaal. It gives a detailed user guide which describes how to use the various tools of uppaal version 2.02 to {sl construct} abstract models of a real-time system, to {sl simulate} its dynamical behavior, to {sl specify} and {sl verify} its safety and bounded liveness properties in terms of its model. % In addition, the paper also provides a short review on case-studies where uppaal is applied, as well as references to its theoretical foundation.


@article{Guldstrand Larsen2414,
author = {Kim Guldstrand Larsen and Paul Pettersson and Wang Yi},
title = { UPPAAL in a Nutshell},
volume = {1},
number = {1+2},
pages = {134--152},
month = {May},
year = {1997},
journal = {In Springer International Journal of Software Tools for Technology Transfer,},
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