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Spot 2.0 — A Framework for LTL and \(\omega \)-Automata Manipulation

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We present Spot 2.0, a C++ library with Python bindings and an assortment of command-line tools designed to manipulate LTL and \(\omega \)-automata in batch. New automata-manipulation tools were introduced in Spot 2.0; they support arbitrary acceptance conditions, as expressible in the Hanoi Omega Automaton format. Besides being useful to researchers who have automata to process, its Python bindings can also be used in interactive environments to teach \(\omega \)-automata and model checking.

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Duret-Lutz, A., Lewkowicz, A., Fauchille, A., Michaud, T., Renault, É., Xu, L. (2016). Spot 2.0 — A Framework for LTL and \(\omega \)-Automata Manipulation. In: Artho, C., Legay, A., Peled, D. (eds) Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis. ATVA 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 9938. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46520-3_8

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