Formal Methods for Components and Objects

Volume 4111 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 364-387

Boogie: A Modular Reusable Verifier for Object-Oriented Programs

  • Mike BarnettAffiliated withMicrosoft Research
  • , Bor-Yuh Evan ChangAffiliated withUniversity of California
  • , Robert DeLineAffiliated withMicrosoft Research
  • , Bart JacobsAffiliated withKatholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • , K. Rustan M. LeinoAffiliated withMicrosoft Research

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A program verifier is a complex system that uses compiler technology, program semantics, property inference, verification-condition generation, automatic decision procedures, and a user interface. This paper describes the architecture of a state-of-the-art program verifier for object-oriented programs.