TeMP: A Temporal Monodic Prover

  • Ullrich Hustadt
  • Boris Konev
  • Alexandre Riazanov
  • Andrei Voronkov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3097)

Abstract

First-Order Temporal Logic, FOTL, is an extension of classical first-order logic by temporal operators for a discrete linear model of time (isomorphic to ℕ, that is, the most commonly used model of time). Formulae of this logic are interpreted over structures that associate with each element n of ℕ, representing a moment in time, a first-order structure (D n ,I n ) with its own non-empty domain D n . In this paper we make the expanding domain assumption, that is, D n D m if n<m. The set of valid formulae of this logic is not recursively enumerable. However, the set of valid monodic formulae is known to be finitely axiomatisable [13].

Keywords

Temporal Logic Abstract State Machine Step Resolution Empty Clause Clausal Form 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ullrich Hustadt
    • 1
  • Boris Konev
    • 1
  • Alexandre Riazanov
    • 2
  • Andrei Voronkov
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of LiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ManchesterUK

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