Bi-Weekly Talk: Marcel Hark: Computing Expected Runtimes for Constant Probability Programs
Mittwoch, 27.11.2019, 10.30 Uhr
Ort: RWTH Aachen University, Informatikzentrum - Ahornstr. 55, Erweiterungsgebäude E3, Raum 9u10
Vortragender: Marcel Hark
We introduce the class of constant probability (CP) programs and show that classical results from probability theory directly yield a simple decision procedure for (positive)almost sure termination of programs in this class. Moreover, asymptotically tight bounds on their expected runtime can always be computed easily. Based on this, we present an algorithm to infer the exact expected runtime of any CP program.