A logic of probability with decidable model-checking
Alexander Rabinovich (visits IT/UU, Sep 15 - Oct 10, MIC 1:345B)
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
A predicate logic of probability, close to logics of
probability of Halpern and al., is introduced. Our main result
concerns the following model-checking problem: deciding whether a
given formula holds on the structure defined by a given Finite
Probabilistic Process. We show that this model-checking problem
is decidable for a rather large subclass of formulas of a
second-order monadic logic of probability. We discuss also the
decidability of satisfiability and compare our logic of
probability with the probabilistic temporal logic $pCTL^*$
introduced by Hansson and Jonsson.
Joint work with Daniele Beauquier and Anatol Slissenko
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