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Faster Model Checking for Open Systems

  • Madhavan Mukund
  • K. Narayan Kumar
  • Scott A. Smolka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1742)

Abstract

We investigate Or E x, a temporal logic for specifying open systems. Path properties in Or E x are expressed using ε-regular expressions, while similar logics for open systems, such as ATL* of Alur et al., use LTL for this purpose. Our results indicate that this distinction is an important one. In particular, we show that Orex has a more efficient model-checking procedure than ATL*, even though it is strictly more expressive. To this end, we present a single-exponential model-checking algorithm for Or E x; the model-checking problem for ATL* in contrast is provably double-exponential.

Keywords

Model Check Temporal Logic Regular Expression Winning Strategy Label Transition System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madhavan Mukund
    • 1
  • K. Narayan Kumar
    • 1
  • Scott A. Smolka
    • 2
  1. 1.Chennai Mathematical InstituteChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceState University of New York at Stony BrookNYUSA

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