Quantitative Analysis of Randomized Distributed Systems and Probabilistic Automata

  • Christel Baier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8080)


The automata-based model checking approach for randomized distributed systems relies on an operational interleaving semantics of the system by means of a Markov decision process (MDP) and a formalization of the desired event E by an ω-regular linear-time property, e.g., an LTL formula. The task is then to compute the greatest lower bound for the probability for E that can be guaranteed even in worst-case scenarios. Such bounds can be computed by a combination of polynomially time-bounded graph algorithm with methods for solving linear programs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christel Baier
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  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceTechnische Universität DresdenGermany

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