# Memory-efficient algorithms for the verification of temporal properties

@article{Courcoubetis1990MemoryefficientAF, title={Memory-efficient algorithms for the verification of temporal properties}, author={Costas A. Courcoubetis and Moshe Y. Vardi and Pierre Wolper and Mihalis Yannakakis}, journal={Formal Methods in System Design}, year={1990}, volume={1}, pages={275-288} }

This article addresses the problem of designing memory-efficient algorithms for the verification of temporal properties of finite-state programs. Both the programs and their desired temporal properties are modeled as automata on infinite words (Büchi automata). Verification is then reduced to checking the emptiness of the automaton resulting from the product of the program and the property. This problem is usually solved by computing the strongly connected components of the graph representing…

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