Timed Automata with Monotonic Activities

  • Ruggero Lanotte
  • Andrea Maggiolo-Schettini
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1893)


The paper introduces TAMA (Timed Automata with Monotonic Activities) a subclass of hybrid automata including as proper subclass TA (Timed Automata), Multirate Automata and Integrator Automata. A subclass of TAMA, called TAMA o, is studied and shown to be equivalent to Timed Automata under the assumption of discrete time, while in dense time TAMA o contains properly the subclasses of hybrid systems mentioned. We also show that TAMA o allow more succinct descriptions than TA.


Monotonic Function Input Symbol Hybrid Automaton Dense Time Time Automaton 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruggero Lanotte
    • 1
  • Andrea Maggiolo-Schettini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversitá di PisaPisaItaly

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