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A Complete Abstract Interpretation Framework for Coverability Properties of WSTS

  • Pierre Ganty
  • Jean-François Raskin
  • Laurent Van Begin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3855)

Abstract

We present an abstract interpretation based approach to solve the coverability problem of well-structured transition systems. Our approach distinguishes from other attempts in that (1) we solve this problem for the whole class of well-structured transition systems using a forward algorithm. So, our algorithm has to deal with possibly infinite downward closed sets. (2) Whereas other approaches have a non generic representation for downward closed sets of states, which turns out to be hard to devise in practice, we introduce a generic representation requiring no additional effort of implementation.

Keywords

Coverability Problem Abstract Interpretation Reachable State Hybrid Automaton Abstract Domain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Ganty
    • 1
  • Jean-François Raskin
    • 1
  • Laurent Van Begin
    • 2
  1. 1.Département d’InformatiqueUniversité Libre de Bruxelles 
  2. 2.LIAFA, Université Paris 7 

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