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Model checking the AMBA protocol in HOL

Hasan Amjad

September 2004, 27 pages


The Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture (AMBA) is an open System-on-Chip bus protocol for high-performance buses on low-power devices. In this report we implement a simple model of AMBA and use model checking and theorem proving to verify latency, arbitration, coherence and deadlock freedom properties of the implementation.

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  author =	 {Amjad, Hasan},
  title = 	 {{Model checking the AMBA protocol in HOL}},
  year = 	 2004,
  month = 	 sep,
  url = 	 {},
  institution =  {University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory},
  number = 	 {UCAM-CL-TR-602}