In these notes we present a viable approach to the synthesis of reactive programs from a temporal specification of their desired behavior. When successful, this direct correct-by-construction approach to system development obviates the need for post-facto verification.
In spite of the established double exponential lower bound that applies to the general case, we show that many useful specifications fall into a class of temporal formulas, technically identified as the Reactivity(1) class, for which we present an n3 synthesis algorithm.
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