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Regular Expressions with Timed Dominoes

  • Cătălin Dima
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2731)

Abstract

We give a class of timed regular expressions that involve the use of colored parentheses for specifying timing constraints. The expressions are given in a matricial format, and their semantics is based upon an “overlapping concatenation” of timed words. We then give a calculus for emptiness checking of a regular expression, that does not go through translating expressions into timed automata. To this end we use the class of 2n-automata, studied in a parallel paper [Dim02] in connection with the problem of representing timing constraints.

Keywords

Regular Expression Action Symbol Time Automaton Time Binding Operator Clock Constraint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cătălin Dima
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  1. 1.ENSEIRB & LaBRIDomaine UniversitaireTalence CedexFrance

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