2 edition of **mechanized proof of correctness of a simple counter** found in the catalog.

mechanized proof of correctness of a simple counter

Avra Cohn

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Published
**1986**
by University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory in Cambridge
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Avra Cohn and Mike Gordon. |

Series | Technical report -- No.94 |

Contributions | Gordon, M. J. C., University of Cambridge. Computer Laboratory. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 29, [61]p. |

Number of Pages | 61 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL13934386M |

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This leads to a simpler proof. The paper is organized as follows. Section 2 presents the high-level model for the system and our assumptions. Section 3 formalizes the correctness condition for our algorithm using a simple I/O automaton as a speciﬁcation of correct Cited by: Four Basic Proof Techniques Used in Mathematics - Duration: patrickJMTviews.

is correct you will want to increase your confidence in the program by systematic testing. Typically testing will uncover errors, which will lead to further debugging.

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Before proving a program correct, the theorem to be proved must, of course, be formulated. Hypothesis: The hypothesis of such a correctness theorem is typically a.

This algorithm is simple enough that ordinarily we would not bother to give a formal proof of its correctness; however, such a proof serves to illus-trate the basic approach. Recall that in order for an algorithm to meet its speciﬁcation, it must be the case that whenever the precondition is satisﬁed.

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Software Correctness Correctness is a relative notion: consistency of implementation with respect to speciﬁcation. ⇒ This assumes there is a speciﬁcation. We introduce a formal and systematic way for formalizing a program S and its speciﬁcation (pre-condition Q and post-condition R) as a Boolean predicate: {Q}S {R} e.g., { i>3}i:= i + 9 { >13}.

If we can show this, then we can apply this proof to executions i+2nd, i+3rd, i+4th, etc. until we reach the last execution. Assuming you've proven the loop invariant to be correct, and you traced the last loop execution (from the loop invariant), you would have derived the state of.

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Induction is like combination of proof by cases and proof by assumption. To prove some property P is true for all non-negative integers, if is enough to prove: 1. P holds for zero 2. If P holds for N, then it also holds for N + 1 To prove some property P is true for all integers, also prove: 3.

If P holds for N, then it also holds for N 1. Proof Of Correctness. Proof Of Correctness. Formal proof of correctness is not only tedious, time-consuming, and outlandishly expensive, it's also not necessarily effective. Peoplecommit errorswhen attempting a formal proof.

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Example: bubblesort: Proving your Algorithms Loop Invariants One possible scheme: prove an invariant is true for all iterations 1 Initialization: the invariant(s) is true prior to the ﬁrst iteration of the loop 2 Maintenance: if the invariant is true for iteration n, it is true for iteration n+1.

1 Answer. The proof of correctness of an algorithms generally uses some type of invariant in the algorithm to show that it correctly performs its task for all types of inputs. You don’t necessarily need a proof of correctness to implement the algorithm, but it definitely aids in understanding how the algorithm works.

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