Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Conference papers

Declarative Diagnosis of Temporal Concurrent Constraint Programs

Abstract : We present a framework for the declarative diagnosis of nondeterministic timed concurrent constraint programs. We present a denotational semantics based on a (continuous) immediate consequence operator, TD, which models the process behaviour associated with a program D given in terms of sequences of constraints. Then, we show that, given the intended specification of D, it is possible to check the correctness of D by a single step of TD. In order to develop an effective debugging method, we approximate the denotational semantics of D. We formalize this method by abstract interpretation techniques, and we derive a finitely terminating abstract diagnosis method, which can be used statically. We define an abstract domain which allows us to approximate the infinite sequences by a finite ‘cut'. As a further development we show how to use a specific linear temporal logic for deriving automatically the debugging sequences. Our debugging framework does not require the user to either provide error symptoms in advance or answer questions concerning program correctness. Our method is compositional, that may allow to master the complexity of the debugging methodology.
Document type :
Conference papers
Complete list of metadata

Cited literature [19 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.inria.fr/inria-00201065
Contributor : Catuscia Palamidessi <>
Submitted on : Saturday, December 22, 2007 - 11:21:24 PM
Last modification on : Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:18:30 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 3:20:25 PM

File

iclp07.pdf
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Collections

Citation

Moreno Falaschi, Carlos Olarte, Catuscia Palamidessi, Frank Valencia. Declarative Diagnosis of Temporal Concurrent Constraint Programs. 23rd International Conference in Logic Programming (ICLP'07), Sep 2007, Porto, Portugal. pp.271--285, ⟨10.1007/978-3-540-74610-2_19⟩. ⟨inria-00201065⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

556

Files downloads

290