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Theoretical Computer Science
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The complementation problem for Büchi automata with applications to temporal logic

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The problem of complementing Büchi automata arises when developing decision procedures for temporal logics of programs. Unfortunately, previously known constructions for complementing Büchi automata involve a doubly exponential blow-up in the size of the automaton. We present a construction that involves only an exponential blow-up. We use this construction to prove a polynomial space upper bound for the propositional temporal logic of regular events and to prove a complexity hierarchy result for quantified propositional temporal logic. © 1987.

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01 Jan 1987

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Theoretical Computer Science

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