Hybrid On-the-Fly LTL Model Checking with the Sweep-Line Method

  • Sami Evangelista
  • Lars Michael Kristensen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7347)


The sweep-line method allows explicit state model checkers to delete states from memory on-the-fly during state space exploration thereby lowering the memory demands of the verification procedure. The sweep-line method is based on a least progress-first search order that prohibits the immediate use of standard on-the-fly LTL model checking algorithms that rely on a depth-first search order. This paper proposes and experimentally evaluates an algorithm for LTL model checking compatible with the search order prescribed by the sweep-line method.


Priority Queue Linear Time Temporal Logic Persistent State Progress Measure Algorithm Sweep 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sami Evangelista
    • 1
  • Lars Michael Kristensen
    • 2
  1. 1.LIPN — Laboratoire d’Informatique de l’Université Paris NordVilletaneuseFrance
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringBergen University CollegeNorway

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