EECI 2020: Temporal Logic

From Murray Wiki
Revision as of 22:19, 1 March 2020 by Murray (talk | contribs) (→‎Lecture Materials)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search
Prev: Automata Theory Course home Next: Model Checking

In this lecture we introduce linear temporal logic (LTL), a mathematical language for describing linear time properties of transition systems. After a short introduction to the concept of temporal logics, we introduce the syntax and semantics of LTL, including examples. Examples of LTL specifications for control protocols are drawn from the applications given in the introductory lecture. If time permits, we will also briefly introduce other temporal logics and describe some of the differences between various formulations.

Lecture Materials

  • Lecture slides: Linear Temporal Logic (Presentation and notation follow that in "Principles of Model Checking" chapter 5.1 by Baier and Katoen.)

Further Reading

  • Principles of Model Checking, C. Baier and J.-P. Katoen, The MIT Press, 2008. A detailed reference on model checking. Slides for this lecture follow Chapter 6 of this reference.

  • Specifying Systems, L. Lamport.. Addison-Wesley, 2002. This is a very readable text on specification using temporal logic of actions (LTA).

Additional Information