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Model Checking Fixed Point Logic with Chop

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2303)

Abstract

This paper examines FLC, which is the modal μ-calculus enriched with a sequential composition operator. Bisimulation invariance and the tree model property are proved. Its succinctness is compared to the modal μ-calculus. The main focus lies on FLC’s model checking problem over finite transition systems. It is proved to be Pspace-hard. A tableau model checker is given and an upper Exptime bound is derived from it. For a fixed alternation depth FLC’s model checking problem turns out to be Pspace-complete.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science Division of InformaticsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh

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