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Ticc: A Tool for Interface Compatibility and Composition.

DOI: 10.1007/11817963_8 Conference: Computer Aided Verification, 18th International Conference, CAV 2006, Seattle, WA, USA, August 17-20, 2006, Proceedings
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ABSTRACT We present the tool Ticc (Tool for Interface Compatibility and Composition). In Ticc, a component interface describes both the behavior of a component, and the component's assumptions on the envi- ronment's behavior. Ticc can check the compatibility of such interfaces, and analyze their emergent behavior, via a symbolic implementation of game-theoretic algorithms.

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