Kleene algebra, from automata algorithms to proof assistants
Damien Pous ( CNRS, ENS Lyon )
- 11:00 11th May 2016 ( Trinity Term 2016 )441
Kleene algebra are the algebraic counterpart to finite automata on finite words.
First I will describe two recent algorithms for finite automata: one
exploiting bisimulations up to congruence to tame non-determinism, and
one exploiting binary decision diagrams to handle large alphabets.
Then I will show how such algorithms can be used to provide powerful
automation tools in a proof assistant like Coq, in particular in for