Relating Alternating Relations for Conformance and Refinement

@article{Janssen2019RelatingAR,
  title={Relating Alternating Relations for Conformance and Refinement},
  author={Ramon Janssen and Frits W. Vaandrager and Jan Tretmans},
  journal={arXiv: Formal Languages and Automata Theory},
  year={2019}
}
Various relations have been defined to express refinement and conformance for state-transition systems with inputs and outputs, such as ioco and uioco in the area of model-based testing, and alternating simulation and alternating-trace containment originating from game theory and formal verification. Several papers have compared these independently developed relations, but these comparisons make assumptions (e.g., input-enabledness), pose restrictions (e.g., determinism - then they all coincide… Expand

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