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TASVerifiability Node Vision

Autonomous systems are technologies that interact within an environment to gain knowledge and build awareness, learn, adapt and make decisions, with little or no human control. They include automated decision-making software and ‘smart’ devices as well as self-driving cars, drones and healthcare and surgical robots. These systems are already used in many sectors of society. Given their increased use, it is important to ensure that they are designed, built and deployed in a way that can be fully relied upon.


TAS Verifiability Node Tools

Our state-of-the art tools are freely available for dowload.


Tool for conformance testing of Cyber-Physical Systems.

RoboTool supports graphical modelling, validation, and automatic generatits...

The MCAPL Project provides a tool for prototyping BDI agent programming languages ....

ROSMonitoring provides a Runtime Verification Framework for ROS.

Management Board

Prof Mohammad Mousavi

London | Principal Investigator (PI)

Prof Ana Cavalcanti

York | Deputy PI

Prof Michael Fisher

Manchester | Deputy PI

Prof Rob Richardson

Leeds | Site Leader

Prof Gavin Brown

Manchester | Site Leader

Prof James Woodcock

York | Site Leader

Prof Effie Lai-Chong Law

Durham | Site Leader

Prof Rob Hierons

Sheffield | Site Leader

Dr Bilal Kaddouh

Leeds | Case Studies Officer

Dr Genovefa Kefalidou

Leicester | Engagement and Node Liaison Officer

Dr José Miguel Rojas

Sheffield | Publicity Officer


Advisory Board

Dejanira Araiza Illan

Assistant Principal Engineer in Robotic Applications at Johnson & Johnson.

Raja Chatila

Professor Emeritus, Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics.

Sebastian Conran

CEO of Consequential Robotics.

Danit Gal

Associate Fellow at The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

Koen Hindriks

Professor Artificial Intelligence, Social AI group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Joost Noppen

Principal Researcher Software, BT Applied Research.

Colin O’Halloran

Technical Director of D-RisQ Ltd.

Kristin Yvonne Rozier

Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering.

Rich Walker

Managing Director, The Shadow Robot Company.

Henry Tse

Connected Places Catapult, the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport, and places.

Thierry Lecomte

R&D Project Director at CLEARSY, French SME specialised in safety critical systems.


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Mousavi, Mohammad Reza; Cavalcanti, Ana; Fisher, Michael; Dennis, Louise; Hierons, Rob; Kaddouh, Bilal; Law, Effie Lai-Chong; Richardson, Rob; Ringer, Jan Oliver; Tyukin, Ivan; Woodcock, Jim

Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Through Verifiability Journal Article

In: Computer, 56 (2), pp. 40-47, 2023.

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Baxter, James; Cavalcanti, Ana; Gazda, Maciej; Hierons, Robert M.

Testing Using CSP Models: Time, Inputs, and Outputs Journal Article

In: ACM Trans. Comput. Logic, 24 (2), 2023, ISSN: 1529-3785.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

Pontolillo, Gabriel; Mousavi, Mohammad Reza

A Multi-Lingual Benchmark for Property-Based Testing of Quantum Programs Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Quantum Software Engineering, pp. 1–7, Association for Computing Machinery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2023, ISBN: 9781450393355.

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First International Symposium on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems 2023

Verifiability Talk 56: “Highlights of Model Checking and Runtime Verification of Aerospace Systems”

Verifiability Talk 55: “Robot learning from and for human interaction”

Verifiability Talk 54: “Taking Back Control: Formally Modelling a Compiler Intermediate Representation for GPU Computing”

Verifiability Talk 53: “Integrated Neural Network Verification with Vehicle”

Verifiability Talk 52: “Towards Formal Specification of Reinforcement Learning”

Verifiability Talk 51: Amanda Porek

Verifiability Talk 50: “Autonomous Firefighting Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: A case study”

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