Approximate reasoning for real-time probabilistic processes

  title={Approximate reasoning for real-time probabilistic processes},
  author={Vineet Gupta and Radha Jagadeesan and P. Panangaden},
  journal={First International Conference on the Quantitative Evaluation of Systems, 2004. QEST 2004. Proceedings.},
  • Vineet Gupta, R. Jagadeesan, P. Panangaden
  • Published 24 May 2005
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • First International Conference on the Quantitative Evaluation of Systems, 2004. QEST 2004. Proceedings.
We develop a pseudo-metric analogue of bisimulation for generalized semiMarkov processes. The kernel of this pseudo-metric corresponds to bisimulation; thus we have extended bisimulation for continuous-time probabilistic processes to a much broader class of distributions than exponential distributions. This pseudo-metric gives a useful handle on approximate reasoning in the presence of numerical information - such as probabilities and time - in the model. We give a fixed point characterization… 

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