New Optimizations and Heuristics for Determinization of Büchi Automata

  • Christof LödingEmail author
  • Anton PirogovEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11781)


In this work, we present multiple new optimizations and heuristics for the determinization of Büchi automata that exploit a number of semantic and structural properties, most of which may be applied together with any determinization procedure. We built a prototype implementation where all the presented heuristics can be freely combined and evaluated them, comparing our implementation with the state-of-the-art tool spot on multiple data sets with different characteristics. Our results show that the proposed optimizations and heuristics can in some cases significantly decrease the size of the resulting deterministic automaton.


Büchi Parity Automata Determinization Heuristics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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