# Automated Analysis of MUTEX Algorithms with FASE

@inproceedings{Buti2011AutomatedAO, title={Automated Analysis of MUTEX Algorithms with FASE}, author={Federico Buti and Massimo Callisto De Donato and Fl{\'a}vio Corradini and Maria Rita Di Berardini and Walter Vogler}, booktitle={International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics and Formal Verification}, year={2011} }

In this paper we study the liveness of several MUTEX solutions by representing them as processes in PAFASs, a CCS-like process algebra with a specific operator for modelling non-blocking reading behaviours. Verification is carried out using the tool FASE, exploiting a correspondence between violations of the liveness property and a special kind of cycles (called catastrophic cycles) in some transition system. We also compare our approach with others in the literature. The aim of this paper is…

## 4 Citations

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