Qualitative Simulation and Temporal Logic : Proving Properties of Continuous Systems

@inproceedings{Shults1996QualitativeSA,
  title={Qualitative Simulation and Temporal Logic : Proving Properties of Continuous Systems},
  author={Benjamin Shults and Benjamin Jack Kuipers},
  year={1996}
}
We demonstrate an automated method for proving statements in temporal logic about continuous systems, even in the face of incomplete knowledge. The method combines an implemented, on-they , model-checking algorithm for statements in the temporal logic CTL* 3, 4, 5] with the output of the qualitative simulation algorithm QSIM 10, 12]. Based on the QSIM Guaranteed Coverage Theorem, we prove that for certain CTL* statements, , if is true for the qualitative behavior tree produced by QSIM, then a… CONTINUE READING

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