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Reducing Context-Bounded Concurrent Reachability to Sequential Reachability

Torre, Salvatore La, Madhusudan, P. and Parlato, Gennaro (2009) Reducing Context-Bounded Concurrent Reachability to Sequential Reachability At CAV, France. 26 Jun - 02 Jul 2009. , pp. 477-492.

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Abstract

We give a translation from concurrent programs to sequential programs that reduces the context-bounded reachability problem in the concurrent program to a reachability problem in the sequential one. The translation has two salient features: (a) the sequential program tracks, at any time, the local state of only one thread (though it does track multiple copies of shared variables), and (b) all reachable states of the sequential program correspond to reachable states of the concurrent program. We also implement our transformation in the setting of concurrent recursive programs with finite data domains, and show that the resulting sequential program can be model-checked efficiently using existing recursive sequential program reachability tools.

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Published date: 2009
Additional Information: Event Dates: June 26 - July 2, 2009
Venue - Dates: CAV, France, 2009-06-26 - 2009-07-02
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 272456
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/272456
ISBN: 978-3-642-02657-7
PURE UUID: 42852d71-80cb-49f1-869a-c0e0c1296a81

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Date deposited: 13 Jun 2011 13:47
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:24

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Author: Salvatore La Torre
Author: P. Madhusudan
Author: Gennaro Parlato

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