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2020

Model checking reveals design issues leading to spurious actuation of nuclear instrumentation and control systems

Pakonen, A., Buzhinsky, I. & Björkman, K., 1 Sep 2020, In : Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 205, 107237.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Potential applications of model checking in probabilistic risk assessments

Helminen, A. & Pakonen, A., 6 Feb 2020, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 13 p. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-00017-20).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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2019

Coupling Model Checking and PSA: A Case Study

Björkman, K. & Pakonen, A., 2019, Proceedings of the 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2019. Beer, M. & Zio, E. (eds.). European safety and reliability association, p. 2789-2796 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Model-Checking Detailed Fault-Tolerant Nuclear Power Plant Safety Functions

Buzhinsky, I. & Pakonen, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : IEEE Access. 7, p. 162139-162156 18 p., 8892461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Verification of fault tolerant safety I&C systems using model checking

Pakonen, A. & Buzhinsky, I., 1 Feb 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 969-974 6 p. (IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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2018

Counterexample visualization and explanation for function block diagrams

Pakonen, A., Buzhinsky, I. & Vyatkin, V., 27 Sep 2018, Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Industrial Informatics: INDIN 2018. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 747-753 7 p. 8472025

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
199 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis-Aided Reliability Assurance of Basic Block Models for Model Checking Purposes

Buzhinsky, I., Pakonen, A. & Vyatkin, V., 2018, Proceedings - 2018 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2018. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 669-674 6 p. 8433793

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Explicit-state and symbolic model checking of nuclear I&C systems: A comparison

Buzhinsky, I., Pakonen, A. & Vyatkin, V., 15 Dec 2017, Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society: IECON 2017. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 5439-5446 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Model checking as a protective method against spurious actuation of industrial control systems

Pakonen, A. & Björkman, K., 1 Jan 2017, Safety and Reliability: Theory and Applications. Cepin, M. & Briš, R. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 3189-3196 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Practical applications of model checking in the Finnish nuclear industry

Pakonen, A., Tahvonen, T., Hartikainen, M. & Pihlanko, M., 1 Jan 2017, 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC and HMIT 2017. American Nuclear Society ANS, Vol. 2. p. 1342-1352 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Scalable methods of discrete plant model generation for closed-loop model checking

Buzhinsky, I., Pakonen, A. & Vyatkin, V., 15 Dec 2017, Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 5483-5488 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

2016

Integrating model checking and PRA: A novel safety assessment approach for digital I&C systems

Lahtinen, J. & Björkman, K., 25 Nov 2016, Risk, Reliability and Safety: Innovating Theory and Practice. Walls, L., Revie, M. & Bedford, T. (eds.). CRC Press, 383

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Model Checking Large Nuclear Power Plant Safety System Designs: Dissertation

Lahtinen, J., 2016, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 230 p.

Research output: ThesisDissertationCollection of Articles

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User-friendly formal specification languages - conclusions drawn from industrial experience on model checking

Pakonen, A., Pang, C., Buzhinsky, I. & Vyatkin, V., 7 Nov 2016, Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), 2016 IEEE 21st International Conference on. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 1-8

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Coupling model checking and PRA for safety analysis of digital I&C systems

Björkman, K., Lahtinen, J., Tyrväinen, T. & Holmberg, J-E., 2015, International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis. Curran Associates Inc., p. 384-392

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Feasibility study on the integration of PRA methods and model checking

Lahtinen, J. & Björkman, K., 2015, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 26 p. (VTT Research Report, Vol. VTT-R-04924-15).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Model checking of I&C software in the Loviisa NPP automation renewal project

Pakonen, A., Valkonen, J., Matinaho, S. & Hartikainen, M., 2015, Automaatio XXI Proceedings. Finnish Society of Automation, (Suomen automaatioseura. Julkaisusarja, Vol. 44).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

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Supporting structure-based test design using model checking

Lahtinen, J., 2015, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 19 p. (VTT Research Report, Vol. VTT-R-04004-15).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Verifying large modular systems using iterative abstraction refinement

Lahtinen, J., Kuismin, T. & Heljanko, K., 2015, In : Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 139, p. 120-130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Automatic test set generation for function block based systems using model checking

Lahtinen, J., 2014, Proceedings: 9th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology, QUATIC 2014. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 216-225

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Model checking for licensing support in the Finnish nuclear industry

Pakonen, A., Valkonen, J., Matinaho, S. & Hartikainen, M., 2014, ISOFIC/ISSNP 2014: International Symposium on Future I and C for Nuclear Power Plants/International Symposium on Symbiotic Nuclear Power Plants. Korean Nuclear Society, 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

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Verification-aided regression testing

Pastore, F., Mariani, L., Hyvärinen, A. E. J., Fedyukovich, G., Sharygina, N., Sehestedt, S. & Muhammad, A., 2014, Proceedings of the 2014 International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis, ISSTA 2014. Association for Computing Machinery ACM, p. 37-48

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A Toolset for model checking of PLC software

Pakonen, A., Mätäsniemi, T., Lahtinen, J. & Karhela, T., 2013, 2013 IEEE 18th Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA). IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 6 p. 6648065

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Error-free critical software through formal model checking

Valkonen, J., Antti Pakonen, A. & Lahtinen, J., 2013, Research highlights in safety and security. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 72-73 (VTT Research Highlights; No. 10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

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Ontology-Driven Natural Language Requirement Templates for Model Checking I&C Functions

Tommila, T., Pakonen, A. & Valkonen, J., 2013, Enlarged Halden Programme Group Meeting: Proceedings of the Man-Technology-Organisation (MTO) Sessions. Halden, Norway, Paper C4.13

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

2012

Emergency diesel generator control system verification by model checking and compositional minimization

Lahtinen, J., Björkman, K., Valkonen, J. & Niemelä, I., 2012, Proceedings: Doctoral Workshop on Mathematical and Engineering Methods in Computer Science, MEMICS 2012. Czech Republic: Springer, p. 49-60 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7721).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Model checking methodology for large systems, faults and asynchronous behaviour: SARANA 2011 work report

Lahtinen, J., Launiainen, T., Heljanko, K. & & Ropponen, J., 2012, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 89 p. (VTT Technology; No. 12).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Model checking of safety-critical software in the nuclear engineering domain

Lahtinen, J., Valkonen, J., Björkman, K., Frits, J., Niemelä, I. & Heljanko, K., 2012, In : Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 105, p. 104-113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)

Model checking reveals hidden errors in safety-critical I&C software

Pakonen, A., Mätäsniemi, T. & Valkonen, J., 2012, Proceedings: 8th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC & HMIT 2012. American Nuclear Society ANS, Vol. 3. p. 1823-1834

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Ontology-driven software engineering: Beyond model checking and transformations

Katasonov, A., 2012, In : International Journal of Semantic Computing. 6, 2, p. 205-242 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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13 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A dynamic flowgraph methodology approach based on binary decision diagrams

Björkman, K. & Karanta, I., 2011, Proceedings of 2011 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis, PSA 2011. La Grange Park, Illinois, 60526 USA: American Nuclear Society ANS, p. 267-278

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating Early V&V support to a GSE tool integration platform

Pesola, J-P., Tanner, H., Eskeli, J., Parviainen, P. & Bendas, D., 2011, Proceedings: IEEE Sixth International Conference on Global Software Engineering Workshop, ICGSE 2011. Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 95-101

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

6 Citations (Scopus)

Model-based analysis of an automated changeover switching unit for a busbar: MODSAFE 2009 work report

Björkman, K., Valkonen, J. & Ranta, J., 2011, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 24 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 177).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Model-based Safety Evaluation of Automation Systems (MODSAFE): MODSAFE summary report

Valkonen, J., Björkman, K., Lahtinen, J., Ranta, J., Frits, J., Heljanko, K. & Niemelä, I., 2011, SAFIR2010: The Finnish Research Programme on Safety 2007-2010: Final Report. Espo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 55-65 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2571).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

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2010

Analysis of an emergency diesel generator control system by compositional model checking: MODSAFE 2010 work report

Lahtinen, J., Björkman, K., Valkonen, J., Frits, J. & Niemelä, I., 2010, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 36 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 156).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Integrating model checking with safety-critical I&C software design

Pakonen, A., Lahtinen, J., Kuutti, V-P. & Karhela, T., 2010, Proceedings of 7th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC & HMIT 2010. American Nuclear Society ANS, Vol. 3. p. 1729-1740

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Model checking methodology for supporting safety critical software development and verification

Lahtinen, J., Valkonen, J., Björkman, K. A., Frits, J. & Niemelä, I., 2010, Reliability, Risk and Safety: Back to the Future. Ale, B., Papazoglou, I. & Zio, E. (eds.). London: Taylor & Francis, p. 2056–2063

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Model checking methodology for verification of safety logics

Valkonen, J., Björkman, K., Frits, J. & Niemelä, I., 2010, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Safety of Industrial Automated Systems, SIAS 2010. Finnish Society of Automation

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Tietokoneohjattujen järjestelmien luotettavuuden arviointi

Karanta, I., Björkman, K., Holmberg, J-E. & Maskuniitty, M., 2010, SIAS 2010: The 6th International Conference on Safety of Industrial Automated Systems, Tampere, 14.-15.6.2010 . Helsinki: Finnish Society of Automation

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Verification of automated changeover swithcing unit by model checking

Björkman, K., Valkonen, J. & Ranta, J., 2010, Proceedings of 7th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC & HMIT 2010. LaGrange, Park, Illinois: American Nuclear Society ANS, Vol. 3. p. 1719-1728

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Formal Verification of Safety Automation Logic Designs

Valkonen, J., Koskimies, M., Björkman, K., Heljanko, K., Niemelä, I. & Hämäläinen, J., 2009, Automaatio XVIII. Helsinki: Finnish Society of Automation, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Model-Based Analysis of a Stepwise Shutdown Logic. MODSAFE 2008 Work Report

Björkman, K., Frits, J., Valkonen, J., Heljanko, K. & Niemelä, I., 2009, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 41 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 115).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Model-based safety evaluation of automation systems (MODSAFE): MODSAFE summary report

Björkman, K., Frits, J., Heljanko, K., Niemelä, I. & Valkonen, J., 2009, SAFIR2010: The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2007-2010 : Interim Report . Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 61-70 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2466).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

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Verification of safety logic designs by model checking

Björkman, K., Frits, J., Valkonen, J., Lahtinen, J., Heljanko, K., Niemelä, I. & Hämäläinen, J., 2009, Proceedings of the Sixth American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies NPIC&HMIT 2009. American Nuclear Society ANS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Formal Verification of Safety I&C System Designs: Two Nuclear Power Plant Related Applications

Valkonen, J., Koskimies, M., Pettersson, V., Heljanko, K., Holmberg, J-E., Niemelä, I. & Hämäläinen, J., 2008, Enlarged Halden Programme Group Meeting: Proceedings of the Man-Technology-Organisation Sessions. C4.2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Model-Based Analysis of an Arc Protection and an Emergency Cooling System: MODSAFE 2007 Work Report

Valkonen, J., Pettersson, V., Björkman, K., Holmberg, J-E., Koskimies, M., Heljanko, K. & Niemelä, I., 2008, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 54 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 93).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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NPP Safety Automation Systems Analysis: State of the Art

Valkonen, J., Karanta, I., Koskimies, M., Heljanko, K., Niemelä, I., Sheridan, D. & Bloomfield, R. E., 2008, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 63 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 94).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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2000

Bayesian aggregation of experts' judgements on failure intensity

Rosqvist, T., 2000, In : Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 70, 3, p. 283 - 289 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)