Generalizing Redundancy Elimination in Checking Sequences

  • K. Tuncay Tekle
  • Hasan Ural
  • M. Cihan Yalcin
  • Husnu Yenigun
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3733)


Based on a distinguishing sequence for a Finite State Machine (FSM), an efficient checking sequence may be produced from the elements of a set \(E_{\alpha^{\prime}}\) of α –sequences and a set E T of T–sequences, that both recognize the states, and elements of E C which represents the transitions in the FSM. An optimization algorithm may then be used to produce a reduced length checking sequence by connecting the elements of \(E_{\alpha^{\prime}}\), E T , and E C using transitions taken from an acyclic set E ′′. It is known that only a subset E C of E C is sufficient to form a checking sequence. This paper improves this result by reducing the number of elements in E C that must be included in the generated checking sequence.


Transition Test Finite State Machine Distinguishing Sequence System Under Test Candidate Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Tuncay Tekle
    • 1
  • Hasan Ural
    • 2
  • M. Cihan Yalcin
    • 1
  • Husnu Yenigun
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and Natural SciencesSabanci UniversityTuzla, IstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.School of Information Technology and EngineeringUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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