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Deciding Properties of Timed Transition Models
April 1990 (vol. 1 no. 2)
pp. 170-183

Real-time distributed systems are modeled by a times transition model (TTM). For any finite-state TTM, decision procedures are provided for checking a small but important class of properties (specified in real-time temporal logic). The procedures are linear in the size of the system reachability graph. The class of properties includes invariance, precedence, eventuality and real-time response specifications.

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Index Terms:
Index Termspetri nets; parallel program design; timed transition models; finite-state TTM; decision procedures; real-time temporal logic; system reachability graph; invariance; precedence; eventuality; real-time response specifications; decidability; formal logic; formal specification; parallel programming; programming theory; real-time systems
J.S. Ostroff, "Deciding Properties of Timed Transition Models," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 170-183, April 1990, doi:10.1109/71.80145
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