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Approx. 7 hours to complete

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BisimulationFinite-State MachineTransition System

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Jan Friso Groote 

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Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology
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4 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Behavioural modelling

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
An automaton as a model for behaviour6m
Non-deterministic behaviour8m
The definition of an automaton5m
The wolf, the goat and the cabbage5m
1 reading
Book exercises15m
1 practice exercise
Automata to model behaviour10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Basic behavioural equivalences

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Strong bisimulation9m
Trace equivalence6m
The internal or τ -action.5m
Branching bisimulation8m
Rooted branching bisimulation6m
2 readings
Book exercises15m
Book exercises15m
1 practice exercise
Basic behavioural equivalences12m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

More behavioural equivalences

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min)
7 videos
Divergence preserving branching bisimulation3m
Weak trace equivalence2m
Weak bisimulation4m
Language, failure, and completed trace equivalence10m
When to use which behavioural equivalence6m
Transition systems with data, time and probabilities5m
1 practice exercise
More behavioural equivalences.10m
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Top reviews from System Validation: Automata and behavioural equivalences

By MTOct 19th 2016

Very interesting and a good fine-tuning experience to my brain relating to systems! Awesome!

By CDDec 14th 2016

Although superficial, it is a very good MOOC for introducing LTS testing.

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