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State Minimization of SP-DEVS

  • Moon Ho Hwang
  • Feng Lin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3397)

Abstract

If there exists a minimization method of DEVS in terms of behavioral equivalence, it will be very useful for analysis of huge and complex DEVS models. This paper shows a polynomial-time state minimization method for a class of DEVS, called schedule-preserved DEVS (SP-DEVS) whose states are finite. We define the behavioral equivalence of SP-DEVS and propose two algorithms of compression and clustering operation which are used in the minimization method.

Keywords

State Minimization State Pair Regular Language Minimization Method Acceptance State 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Moon Ho Hwang
    • 1
  • Feng Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical & Computer EngineeringWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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