Newtonian program analysis J Esparza, S Kiefer, M Luttenberger Journal of the ACM (JACM) 57 (6), 1-47, 2010 | 76 | 2010 |

Parikhʼs theorem: A simple and direct automaton construction J Esparza, P Ganty, S Kiefer, M Luttenberger Information Processing Letters 111 (12), 614-619, 2011 | 71 | 2011 |

Abstraction refinement with Craig interpolation and symbolic pushdown systems J Esparza, S Kiefer, S Schwoon International Conference on Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and …, 2006 | 68 | 2006 |

Proving termination of probabilistic programs using patterns J Esparza, A Gaiser, S Kiefer Computer Aided Verification: 24th International Conference, CAV 2012 …, 2012 | 65 | 2012 |

Language equivalence for probabilistic automata S Kiefer, AS Murawski, J Ouaknine, B Wachter, J Worrell Computer Aided Verification: 23rd International Conference, CAV 2011 …, 2011 | 52 | 2011 |

The odds of staying on budget C Haase, S Kiefer International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming, 234-246, 2015 | 51 | 2015 |

Analyzing probabilistic pushdown automata T Brázdil, J Esparza, S Kiefer, A Kučera Formal Methods in System Design 43, 124-163, 2013 | 51 | 2013 |

On the convergence of Newton's method for monotone systems of polynomial equations S Kiefer, M Luttenberger, J Esparza Proceedings of the thirty-ninth annual ACM symposium on Theory of computing …, 2007 | 50 | 2007 |

On fixed point equations over commutative semirings J Esparza, S Kiefer, M Luttenberger Annual Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science, 296-307, 2007 | 48 | 2007 |

On the total variation distance of labelled Markov chains T Chen, S Kiefer Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the Twenty-Third EACSL Annual Conference …, 2014 | 45 | 2014 |

BPA bisimilarity is EXPTIME-hard S Kiefer Information Processing Letters 113 (4), 101-106, 2013 | 40 | 2013 |

Markov chains and unambiguous Büchi automata C Baier, S Kiefer, J Klein, S Klüppelholz, D Müller, J Worrell International Conference on Computer Aided Verification, 23-42, 2016 | 39 | 2016 |

Convergence thresholds of Newton's method for monotone polynomial equations J Esparza, S Kiefer, M Luttenberger arXiv preprint arXiv:0802.2856, 2008 | 32 | 2008 |

On the complexity of equivalence and minimisation for Q-weighted automata S Kiefer, A Murawski, J Ouaknine, B Wachter, J Worrell Logical Methods in Computer Science 9, 2013 | 31 | 2013 |

Runtime analysis of probabilistic programs with unbounded recursion T Brázdil, S Kiefer, A Kučera, IH Vařeková Journal of Computer and System Sciences 81 (1), 288-310, 2015 | 30 | 2015 |

Computing the least fixed point of positive polynomial systems J Esparza, S Kiefer, M Luttenberger SIAM Journal on Computing 39 (6), 2282-2335, 2010 | 30 | 2010 |

Efficient analysis of probabilistic programs with an unbounded counter T Brázdil, S Kiefer, A Kŭcera Journal of the ACM (JACM) 61 (6), 1-35, 2014 | 29 | 2014 |

An Extension of Newton’s Method to *ω*-Continuous SemiringsJ Esparza, S Kiefer, M Luttenberger Developments in Language Theory: 11th International Conference, DLT 2007 …, 2007 | 28 | 2007 |

On computing the total variation distance of hidden Markov models S Kiefer arXiv preprint arXiv:1804.06170, 2018 | 24 | 2018 |

Bisimilarity of pushdown automata is nonelementary M Benedikt, S Göller, S Kiefer, AS Murawski 2013 28th Annual ACM/IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science, 488-498, 2013 | 24 | 2013 |