Efficient Decision Procedures for Model Checking of Linear Time Logic Properties

@inproceedings{Bloem1999EfficientDP,
  title={Efficient Decision Procedures for Model Checking of Linear Time Logic Properties},
  author={Roderick Bloem and Kavita Ravi and F. Somenzi},
  booktitle={CAV},
  year={1999}
}
We propose an algorithm for LTL model checking based on the classification of the automata and on guided symbolic search. Like most current methods for LTL model checking, our algorithm starts with a tableau construction and uses a model checker for CTL with fairness constraints to prove the existence of fair paths. However, we classify the tableaux according to their structure, and use efficient decision procedures for each class. Guided search applies hints to constrain the transition… 

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