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Detection of Global State Predicates
 In Proc. 5th Int'l. Workshop on Distributed Algorithms (WDAG '91
, 1991
"... those of the authors and should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy, or decision. Author's address: Cornell University ..."
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those of the authors and should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy, or decision. Author's address: Cornell University
Automatic predicate abstraction of C programs
 IN PROC. ACM PLDI
, 2001
"... Model checking has been widely successful in validating and debugging designs in the hardware and protocol domains. However, statespace explosion limits the applicability of model checking tools, so model checkers typically operate on abstractions of systems. Recently, there has been significant in ..."
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interest in applying model checking to software. For infinitestate systems like software, abstraction is even more critical. Techniques for abstracting software are a prerequisite to making software model checking a reality. We present the first algorithm to automatically construct a predicate abstraction
The Semantics of Predicate Logic as a Programming Language
 Journal of the ACM
, 1976
"... ABSTRACT Sentences in firstorder predicate logic can be usefully interpreted as programs In this paper the operational and fixpomt semantics of predicate logic programs are defined, and the connections with the proof theory and model theory of logic are investigated It is concluded that operational ..."
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ABSTRACT Sentences in firstorder predicate logic can be usefully interpreted as programs In this paper the operational and fixpomt semantics of predicate logic programs are defined, and the connections with the proof theory and model theory of logic are investigated It is concluded
Construction of abstract state graphs with PVS
, 1997
"... We describe in this paper a method based on abstract interpretation which, from a theoretical point of view, is similar to the splitting methods proposed in [DGG93, Dam96] but the weaker abstract transition relation we use, allows us to construct automatically abstract state graphs paying a reasonab ..."
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reasonable price. We consider a particular set of abstract states: the set of the monomials on a set of state predicates ' 1 ; :::; ' ` . The successor of an abstract state m for a transition ø of the program is the least monomial satisfied by all successors via ø of concrete states satisfying m
Symbolic Model Checking for Realtime Systems
 INFORMATION AND COMPUTATION
, 1992
"... We describe finitestate programs over realnumbered time in a guardedcommand language with realvalued clocks or, equivalently, as finite automata with realvalued clocks. Model checking answers the question which states of a realtime program satisfy a branchingtime specification (given in an ..."
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in an extension of CTL with clock variables). We develop an algorithm that computes this set of states symbolically as a fixpoint of a functional on state predicates, without constructing the state space. For this purpose, we introduce a calculus on computation trees over realnumbered time. Unfortunately
Virtual Time and Global States of Distributed Systems
 PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED ALGORITHMS
, 1988
"... A distributed system can be characterized by the fact that the global state is distributed and that a common time base does not exist. However, the notion of time is an important concept in every day life of our decentralized "real world" and helps to solve problems like getting a consiste ..."
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A distributed system can be characterized by the fact that the global state is distributed and that a common time base does not exist. However, the notion of time is an important concept in every day life of our decentralized "real world" and helps to solve problems like getting a
Missing data: Our view of the state of the art
 Psychological Methods
, 2002
"... Statistical procedures for missing data have vastly improved, yet misconception and unsound practice still abound. The authors frame the missingdata problem, review methods, offer advice, and raise issues that remain unresolved. They clear up common misunderstandings regarding the missing at random ..."
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developments are discussed, including some for dealing with missing data that are not MAR. Although not yet in the mainstream, these procedures may eventually extend the ML and MI methods that currently represent the state of the art. Why do missing data create such difficulty in scientific research? Because
Aspectual coercion and the typology of change of state predicates1
, 2006
"... The point of departure of this paper is the consideration of how words with the meanings of property concept states (states that are lexicalized as adjectives in ..."
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The point of departure of this paper is the consideration of how words with the meanings of property concept states (states that are lexicalized as adjectives in
Automatic verification of finitestate concurrent systems using temporal logic specifications
 ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems
, 1986
"... We give an efficient procedure for verifying that a finitestate concurrent system meets a specification expressed in a (propositional, branchingtime) temporal logic. Our algorithm has complexity linear in both the size of the specification and the size of the global state graph for the concurrent ..."
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We give an efficient procedure for verifying that a finitestate concurrent system meets a specification expressed in a (propositional, branchingtime) temporal logic. Our algorithm has complexity linear in both the size of the specification and the size of the global state graph for the concurrent
Relations and their basic properties
 Journal of Formalized Mathematics
, 1989
"... Summary. We define here: mode Relation as a set of pairs, the domain, the codomain, and the field of relation; the empty and the identity relations, the composition of relations, the image and the inverse image of a set under a relation. Two predicates, = and ⊆, and three functions, ∪, ∩ and \ are ..."
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Summary. We define here: mode Relation as a set of pairs, the domain, the codomain, and the field of relation; the empty and the identity relations, the composition of relations, the image and the inverse image of a set under a relation. Two predicates, = and ⊆, and three functions
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