Model checking PA-processes

  • Richard Mayr
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1243)


PA (Process algebra) is the name that has become common use to denote the algebra with a sequential and parallel operator (without communication), plus recursion. PA-processes subsume both Basic Parallel Processes (BPP) [Chr93] and context-free processes (BPA). They are a simple model for infinite state concurrent systems. We show that the model checking problem for the branching time temporal logic EF is decidable for PA-processes.


PA-processes model checking process algebras tableau systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Mayr
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  1. 1.Institut für InformatikTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany

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