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A Theory of Timed Automata
Alternating-time temporal logic
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This work introduces a third, more general variety of temporal logic: alternating-time temporal logic offers selective quantification over those paths that are possible outcomes of games, such as the game in which the system and the environment alternate moves.
The Algorithmic Analysis of Hybrid Systems
Visibly pushdown languages
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This framework explains, unifies, and generalizes many of the decision procedures in the program analysis literature, and allows algorithmic verification of recursive programs with respect to many context-free properties including access control properties via stack inspection and correctness of procedures withrespect to pre and post conditions.
Model-Checking in Dense Real-time
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An algorithm for model-checking, for determining the truth of a TCTL-formula with respect to a timed graph, is developed and it is argued that choosing a dense domain instead of a discrete domain to model time does not significantly blow up the complexity of the model- checking problem.
Hybrid Automata: An Algorithmic Approach to the Specification and Verification of Hybrid Systems
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This work presents two semidecision procedures for verifying safety properties of piecewiselinear hybrid automata, in which all variables change at constant rates, and demonstrates that for many of the typical workshop examples, the procedures do terminate and thus provide an automatic way for verifying their properties.
Automata For Modeling Real-Time Systems
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To model the behavior of finite-state asynchronous real-time systems, the notion of timed Buchi automata (TBA) is proposed, coupled with a mechanism to express constant bounds on the timing delays between system events.
The benefits of relaxing punctuality
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A temporal language is introduced that can constrain the time difference between events only with finite (yet arbitrary) precision and show the resulting logic to be EXPACE-complete, allowing the authors to develop an algorithm for the verification of timing properties of real time systems with a dense semantics.
Adding nesting structure to words
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It is argued that for algorithmic verification of structured programs, instead of viewing the program as a context-free language over words, one should view it as a regular language of nested words (or equivalently, a visibly pushdown language), and this would allow model checking of many properties that are not expressible in existing specification logics.
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