Autonomous agent behaviour modelled in PRISM -- a case study
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Formal verification of agents representing robot behaviour is a growing area due to the demand that autonomous systems have to be proven safe. In this paper we present an abstract definition of autonomy which can be used to model autonomous scenarios and propose the use of small-scale simulation models representing abstract actions to infer quantitative data. To demonstrate the applicability of the approach we build and verify a model of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in an exemplary autonomous scenario, utilising this approach.
Hoffmann , R , Ireland , M , Miller , A , Norman , G & Veres , S 2016 , Autonomous agent behaviour modelled in PRISM -- a case study . in D Bošnački & A Wijs (eds) , Model Checking Software : 23rd International Symposium, SPIN 2016, Co-located with ETAPS 2016, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, April 7-8, 2016, Proceedings . Lecture Notes in Computer Science , vol. 9641 , Springer , Cham , pp. 104-110 , 23rd International SPIN Symposium on Model Checking of Software , Eindhoven , Netherlands , 7/04/16 . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32582-8_7conference
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DescriptionThis work was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council [grant number EP/N508792/1].
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