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Undecidability of Weak Bisimulation Equivalence for 1-Counter Processes

PD Dr. Richard Mayr
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

Abstract
We show that checking weak bisimulation equivalence of 1-counter nets (Petri nets with only one unbounded place) is undecidable. This implies the undecidability of weak bisimulation equivalence for 1-counter machines. The undecidability result carries over to normed 1-counter nets/machines. This result implies that weak bisimulation equivalence is undecidable for most classes of infinite-state systems.


ASTEC seminar
March 8, 2004

Place: Information technology, Uppsala University
Room: 1113
Time: 13.15-14.00 (+ discussions)

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