Torre, Salvatore La and Parlato, Gennaro
On the Complexity of LtlModel-Checking of Recursive State Machines
At ICALP, Poland.
09 - 13 Jul 2007.
Recursive state machines (rsms) are models for programs with recursive procedural calls. While Ltl model-checking is Exptime-complete on such models, on finite-state machines, it is Pspace-complete in general and becomes Np-complete for interesting fragments. In this paper, we systematically study the computational complexity of model-checking rsm s against several syntactic fragments of Ltl. Our main result shows that if in the specification we disallow next and until, and retain only the box and diamond operators, model-checking is in Np. Thus, differently from the full logic, for this fragment the abstract complexity of model-checking does not change moving from finite-state machines to rsms. Our results on the other studied fragments confirm this trend, in the sense that, moving from finite-state machines to rsm s, the complexity of model-checking either rises from Pspace-complete to Exptime-complete, or stays within Np.
Conference or Workshop Item
||Event Dates: July 9-13, 2007
|Venue - Dates:
||ICALP, Poland, 2007-07-09 - 2007-07-13
||Electronic & Software Systems
||13 Jun 2011 14:39
||23 Feb 2017 08:30
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