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2015 | 5 | 1717--1722
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Model Checking of Multi Agent System Architectures Using BigMC

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Formal methods offer a great potential for early integration of verification in the design process. These are based on theories and mathematical notations that allow the formal specification of a program and check its implementation. They offer a global vision and a high-level structure and system organization. In addition, the software architecture plays a key role as a pivot point between the requirements of a system and its implementation. In this paper, we present a formal approach based on Bigraphical Reactive Systems for specifying and verifying the main features of the Multi Agent Systems (MAS) architectures based on the Belief-Desire-Intention (BDI) agent model. The proposed approach supports both the static and dynamic aspects of BDI-MAS architectures at different levels of abstraction. Further, we use automatic proof tool BigMc to analyze the specifications and verify system properties(original abstract)
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1717--1722
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  • University of Constantine II.
  • University of Constantine II
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