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Test and Evaluation of Autonomous Systemsin a Model Based Engineering ContextRaytheonMichael NolanUSAF AFRLAaron FifarekJonathan Hoffman3 March 2016Copyright 2016. Unpublished Work. Raytheon Company.

Agenda MotivationTrust and Certification ProcessBackgroundFormal AnalysisRequirements AnalysisArchitectureModel TraceabilitySysML Representation of Autonomous System andAutonomous System Development Basic example of Autonomous Systems T&E in MBE context SummaryApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59592

MotivationIntroduction, Discovery, and Cost of Software lopment70% of faults are introduced3.5% faults are found1x estimated nominalcost for fault removalArchitectureDevelopmentOpportunity to find faults asthey are introduced whencosts are tionImplementation20% of faults are introduced16% faults are foundNIST Planning report 02-3, The Economic Impacts of5x estimated nominalInadequate Infrastructure for Software Testing, May 2002.cost for fault removalD. Galin, Software Quality Assurance: From Theory to20.5% faults arefound300-1000x estimatednominalcost for fault removal10% of faults are introduced59.5% faults are found20-80x estimated nominalcost for fault removalRework and certification is70% of SW cost.4Implementation, Pearson/Addison-Wesley (2004)3. B.W. Boehm, Software Engineering Economics, Prentice Hall(1981)Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59593

Trust and CertificationProducts / ProcessCompositionally Verified Systems of SystemsValidationDesignRequirementFormalization &AnalysisAnalytical Proof SynthesisSimulation Requirements Testing Architecture FORMALIZEDModeling,SAFETY ASSESSMENTAssuranceSimulation, Test NewAutonomyNeedValidator Models& EvaluationHAZARD ogyPathsArchitectureFormalization &AnalysisREQUIREMENTSRun TimeAssuranceSystem Design and Safety Requirements(ARP 4761, ARP 4754/A, MIL-HDBK-882E)Testable Requirements & Verification Plans(DO-178C/254, MIL-HDBK-516)Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59594

Formal AnalysisFormal Methods refers to mathematically rigorous techniques and tools for thespecification, design and verification of software and hardware systems.- Langley Formal Methods (http://shemesh.larc.nasa.gov/fm/fm-what.html) What is Formal Analysis?– Analysis performed on mathematically precise models utilizing elegantComputer Science algorithms and tools Model-Checking Theorem Proving Why do we want to do it?– We can exhaustively search the behavior of models to prove or disprovedesired properties– Removal of ambiguity due to required mathematical rigor– Can identify unintended and unspecified behaviorsApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59595

AnalysisAdvantage of Model CheckingTesting Checks Only the Values We SelectEven Small Systems Have Trillions(of Trillions) of Possible Tests!Model Checker Tries Every Possible Value!Finds every exception to theproperty being checked!Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59596

Requirements Development & AnalysisPrecise, structured standards to automate requirementevaluation for testability, traceability, and de-conflictionApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59597

Formal Requirements Analysis Natural language requirements are difficult to process logically andmathematically especially if they are not written with a formal basis–“The flight control function that performs the automatic avoidance maneuvershall be of a level of redundancy equivalent to the primary flight control system” What is the formal definition of this constraint on the system? Not a trivial definition on the systemFormal Methods refers to mathematically rigorous techniques and tools for thespecification, design and verification of software and hardware systems.- Langley Formal Methods oral logic definitions are not obvious to write for most individuals and takes years ofpractice to master effectivelyWhat does that mean?There may be logical basis butit’s not accessible to others.Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-59598

Formal Requirements Analysis Our Approach – Pattern Implementation– Constrain natural language to patterns which contain a scope and a predicate– Enforces the formal basis necessary to ensure mathematical rigor Can requirements be defined and verified compositionally?PropertyPatternsClassesApproved for Public Release. Case Number: nceBounded ExistenceOrderPrecedenceResponseChain PrecedenceChain Response9

ArchitectureGuarantee appropriate decisions with traceable evidenceduring the system architectural designApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595910

Architecture: AADL and AGREE The Architecture Analysis & Design Language (AADL)– Developed by SAE– Architecture modeling notation with well-defined semantics Assume Guarantee REasoning Environment (AGREE)plugins– Developed by University of Minnesota and Rockwell Collins– Part of the DARPA High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems on: somethinga system assumes aboutit’s environment (inputs)ImplementationGuarantee: what you canassume about the systemand the performance ofthe system (outputs)1. Kathleen Fisher, “Using Formal Methods to Enable More Secure Vehicles:Tufts University”, 16 September, 2014 DARPA's HACMS Program, s/sites/28/2014/05/HACMS-Fisher.pdf [cited 27 Jul. 2015].Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595911

AGREEAssume Guarantee REasoning Environment Assume-Guarantee Contract -Verifiable set of Assumptions and Guarantees thatabstracts the behavior of a system component implementation AssumptionsConstraints over whata component expects to seefrom its environment GuaranteesConstraints over how acomponent behaves inresponse to its environmentApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595912

Compositional Verification A series of techniques to allow for systemsto be decomposed into less complexmodules to be enforce a hierarchicalstructure that can be leveraged forcompositional techniques Systems can be hierarchically organized 1– Requirements vs. architectural designmust be a matter of perspective– Need better support for N-leveldecompositions for requirementsand architectural design1. Whalen, Michael W., et al. “Your “What” Is My “How”: Iteration and Hierarchy in System Design.”Software, IEEE 30.2 (2013): 54-60.Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595913

Model DevelopmentCumulative Evidence Through Research,Developmental, and Operational TestApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595914

Introduce Simulink and SLDV Uses formal methods to find violations ofdesign properties and assumptions Formal Analysis techniques from:– Prover Plug-In– Polyspace formal analysis engine from MathWorksApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595915

SLDV AnalysisProperty ModelPropertyModelPropertyBlocksApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595916

Requirements TraceabilityRequirement - SpeAR PropertyArchitecture - AGREE GuaranteeModeling - Simulink Design Verifier PropertyApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595917

Model Lifecycle Management PerspectiveMLM autonomy perspectivestarts with MLM framework«analysis model»rev1«arch model»rev1BobMary«cad model»rev1

SysML Representation of Autonomous System andAutonomous System Development---Building on the MLMframeworkNominal autonomous systemmodeled in SysML (Rhapsodyexample)UML Test Protocol or similar utility is usedEnables efficient pairing of requirements, teststraps, procedures, reports, and other artifacts witheach member of a product familyModels are executable within modelingenvironment at chosen level of fidelity3/7/201619

Basic example of Autonomous Systems T&E inMBE context Basic Machine Learning algorithm hosted in Simulink Data sets for nominal autonomous system developed Simulink components integrated within Rhapsody (SysML) Model executed in the SysML environment SysML test utilities placed around test and test results– IBM Test Conductor or potentially RQM wrapper Systems trained with different data sets behaved differently MBE considerations– Configuration management, Data management– Flexibility, product family architecture support– Training Data is paired with the autonomous system Ability to trace system development back to the training data set usedAutonomous systems development requiresadditional MBSE considerations3/7/201620

Summary Discovery of critical flaws early in the design process can save timeand money Formal requirement traceability throughout design process Composability for reuse and modular verification Autonomous systems development requires additional MBSEconsiderationsApproved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595921

Future Directions of Work Continued research in the Development Process– Requirements Realizability arguments could identify early conflictsNatural language masking of formal representations– Architecture Abstraction of different compositional levels across different teams– Modeling Bounding nonlinear behavior within discrete defined systems Assurance Case Construction– Utilize the artifacts from the Development Process to provide evidence of behavior Move the formulation forward with these artifacts Implementing the Development Process on more complex systems– Testing the scalability of the techniques– Designing challenges that approach the complexity of Air Force domain systems– Potentially build on MBSE – autonomy structure Run-time Assurance for nonlinear autonomy– If we can’t formally prove or test can we bound?– How can we safely bound a system?Approved for Public Release. Case Number: 88ABW-2015-595922

man.2@us.af.milmknolan@raytheon.comCopyright 2016. Unpublished Work. Raytheon Company.

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