Generating Optimal Monitors for Extended Regular Expressions

  title={Generating Optimal Monitors for Extended Regular Expressions},
  author={Koushik Sen and Grigore Rosu},
  journal={Electr. Notes Theor. Comput. Sci.},
Ordinary software engineers and programmers can easily understand regular patterns, as shown by the immense interest in and the success of scripting languages like Perl, based essentially on regular expression pattern matching. We believe that regular expressions provide an elegant and powerful specification language also for monitoring requirements, because an execution trace of a program is in fact a string of states. Extended regular expressions (EREs) add complementation to regular… CONTINUE READING
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