Reasoning about Infinite Computations

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1994 • In *Information and Computation, 115* (1), p. 1-37

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Keywords :

Temporal Logic; Büchi automata; expressiveness; decision procedure

Abstract :

[en] We investigate extensions of temporal logic by connectives defined by finite automata on infinite words. We consider three different logics, corresponding to three different types of acceptance conditions (finite, looping, and repeating) for the automata. It turns out, however that these logics all have the same expressive power and that their decision problems are all PSPACE-complete. We also investigate connectives defined by alternating automata and show that they do not increase the expressive power of the logic or the complexity of the decision problem. (C) 1994 Academic Press, Inc.

Disciplines :

Mathematics

Computer science

Computer science

Vardi, Moshe Y.

Wolper, Pierre ^{}; Université de Liège - ULiège > Dép. d'électric., électron. et informat. (Inst.Montefiore)

Language :

English

Title :

Reasoning about Infinite Computations

Publication date :

1994

Journal title :

Information and Computation

ISSN :

0890-5401

eISSN :

1090-2651

Publisher :

Academic Press, San Diego, United States - California

Volume :

115

Issue :

1

Pages :

1-37

Peer reviewed :

Peer Reviewed verified by ORBi

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