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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/6495
Title: Defining Liveness
Authors: Alpern, Bowen
Schneider, Fred B.
Keywords: computer science
technical report
Issue Date: Oct-1985
Publisher: Cornell University
Citation: http://techreports.library.cornell.edu:8081/Dienst/UI/1.0/Display/cul.cs/TR85-650
Abstract: A formal definition for liveness properties is proposed. It is argued that this definition captures the intuition that liveness properties stipulate that "something good" eventually happens during execution. A topological characterization of safety and liveness is given. Every property is shown to be the intersection of a safety property and a liveness property.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/6495
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