Model Checking Linear Coalgebraic Temporal Logics: An Automata-Theoretic Approach

  • Corina Cîrstea
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6859)


We extend the theory of maximal traces of pointed non-deterministic coalgebras by providing an automata-based characterisation of the set of maximal traces for finite such coalgebras. We then consider linear coalgebraic temporal logics interpreted over non-deterministic coalgebras, and show how to reduce the model checking problem for such logics to the problem of deciding the winner in a regular two-player game. Our approach is inspired by the automata-theoretic approach to model checking Linear Temporal Logic over transition systems.


coalgebra trace temporal logic automata model checking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corina Cîrstea
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  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK

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