Rodin Platform Why3 Plug-In
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- Iliasov A., Stankaitis P., Adjepon-Yamoah D., Romanovsky A. (2016) Rodin Platform Why3 Plug-In. In: Butler M., Schewe KD., Mashkoor A., Biro M. (eds) Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, TLA, VDM, and Z. ABZ 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9675. Springer, Cham
We briefly present the motivation, architecture and usage experience as well as proof statistics for a new Rodin Platform proof back-end based on the Why3 umbrella prover. Why3 offers a simple and versatile notation as a common interface to a large number of automated provers including all the leading SMT-LIB and TPTP compliant tools. The plug-in can function either in a local mode when all the provers are installed locally, or remotely as a cloud service. We discuss the experience of building the tool, the current status and the potential advantages of a cloud-hosted proof infrastructure.