Hybrid systems are digital real-time systems embedded in analog environments. A paradigmatic example of a hybrid system is a digital embedded control program for an analog plant environment, like a furnace or an airplane: the controller state moves discretely between control modes, and in each control mode, the plant state evolves continuously according to physical laws. Those systems combine discrete and continuous dynamics.
Those aspects have been studied in computer science and in control theory. Computer scientists have introduced hybrid automata , a formal model that combines discrete control graphs, usually called finite state automatawith continuously evolving variables. A hybrid automaton exhibits two kinds of state changes: discrete jump transitions occur instantaneously, and continuous flow transitions occur when time elapses.
This chapter is organized as follows. First, we introduce the syntax and semantics of hybrid automata, and show how complex hybrid systems can be modeled compositionally as products of hybrid automata.
Then, we define safety properties of hybrid automata and show how to model them using monitors. We show that the verification of those properties reduces naturally to reachability problems, that is, to decide if there exists a trajectory of the hybrid system that reaches a given set of states. As hybrid automata can be very complex mathematical objects, restricted subclasses for which we have automatic analysis methods have been introduced.
In this introduction, we focus on rectangular hybrid automata and show how they can be used to overapproximate the behavior of more complex hybrid automata. We close the chapter by referencing the literature to allow the reader into go deeper into this flourishing research subject. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
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