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Leino K.;Monahan R.
Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
Reasoning about comprehensions with first-order SMT solvers
2009
December
Published
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Matching triggers Quantifiers SMT solvers Spec#
615
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This paper presents a technique for translating common comprehension expressions (sum, count, product, min, and max) into verification conditions that can be tackled by two off-the-shelf first-order SMT solvers. Since a first-order SMT solver does not directly support the bound variables that occur in comprehension expressions, the challenge is to provide a sound axiomatisation that is strong enough to prove interesting programs and, furthermore, that can be used automatically by the SMT solver. The technique has been implemented in the Spec# program verifier. The paper also reports on the experience of using Spec# to verify several challenging programming examples drawn from a textbook by Dijkstra and Feijen. Copyright 2009 ACM.
10.1145/1529282.1529411
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