On Specifications and Proofs of Timed Circuits

  title={On Specifications and Proofs of Timed Circuits},
  author={Matthias F{\"u}gger and Christoph Lenzen and Ulrich Schmid},
  booktitle={Principles of Systems Design},
. Given a discrete-state continuous-time reactive system, like a digital circuit, the classical approach is to first model it as a state transition system and then prove its properties. Our contribution advocates a different approach: to directly operate on the input-output behavior of such systems, without identifying states and their transitions in the first place. We discuss the benefits of this approach at hand of some examples, which demonstrate that it nicely integrates with concepts of self… 

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