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PBESREWR(1) User Commands PBESREWR(1)


pbesrewr - rewrite and simplify a PBES


pbesrewr [OPTION]... [INFILE [OUTFILE]]


Rewrite the PBES in INFILE, remove quantified variables and write the resulting PBES to OUTFILE. If INFILE is not present, stdin is used. If OUTFILE is not present, stdout is used.


OPTION can be any of the following:
use input format FORMAT: 'pbes' PBES in internal format 'pbes_text' PBES in internal textual format 'text' PBES in textual (mCRL2) format 'bes' BES in internal format 'bes_text' BES in internal textual format 'cwi' BES in CWI format 'pgsolver' BES in PGSolver format
use output format FORMAT: 'pbes' PBES in internal format 'pbes_text' PBES in internal textual format 'text' PBES in textual (mCRL2) format
-pNAME, --pbes-rewriter=NAME
use pbes rewrite strategy NAME: 'simplify' for simplification (default) 'quantifier-all' for eliminating all quantifiers 'quantifier-finite' for eliminating finite quantifier variables 'quantifier-one-point' for one point rule quantifier elimination 'pfnf' for rewriting into PFNF normal form 'ppg' for rewriting into Parameterised Parity Game form 'bqnf-quantifier' for rewriting quantifiers over conjuncts to conjuncts of quantifiers (experimental)
-QNUM, --qlimit=NUM
limit enumeration of quantifiers to NUM variables. (Default NUM=1000, NUM=0 for unlimited).
-rNAME, --rewriter=NAME
use rewrite strategy NAME: 'jitty' jitty rewriting (default) 'jittyc' compiled jitty rewriting 'jittyp' jitty rewriting with prover
append timing measurements to FILE. Measurements are written to standard error if no FILE is provided
Standard options:
-q, --quiet
do not display warning messages
-v, --verbose
display short intermediate messages
-d, --debug
display detailed intermediate messages
display intermediate messages up to and including level
-h, --help
display help information
display version information


Written by Jan Friso Groote and Wieger Wesselink.


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Copyright © 2014 Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the Boost Software License <>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


See also the manual at <>.
September 2017 pbesrewr mCRL2 toolset 201409.0 (Release)