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Synthesis of correct-by-construction behavior trees

Colledanchise, Michele and Murray, Richard M. and Ögren, Petter (2017) Synthesis of correct-by-construction behavior trees. In: 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 6039-6046. ISBN 978-1-5386-2683-2.

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In this paper we study the problem of synthesizing correct-by-construction Behavior Trees (BTs) controlling agents in adversarial environments. The proposed approach combines the modularity and reactivity of BTs with the formal guarantees of Linear Temporal Logic (LTL) methods. Given a set of admissible environment specifications, an agent model in form of a Finite Transition System and the desired task in form of an LTL formula, we synthesize a BT in polynomial time, that is guaranteed to correctly execute the desired task. To illustrate the approach, we present three examples of increasing complexity.

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Additional Information:© 2017 IEEE. Date Added to IEEE Xplore: 14 December 2017. This work has been supported by the SARAFun project, partially funded by the EU within H2020-ICT-2014. We thank Ioannis Filippidis for his valuable input into this paper.
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Official Citation:M. Colledanchise, R. M. Murray and P. Ögren, "Synthesis of correct-by-construction behavior trees," 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, BC, 2017, pp. 6039-6046. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206502
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