Journal of Automated Reasoning

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 429–460 | Cite as

Microprocessor design verification

  • Warren A. HuntJr


The verification of a microprocessor design has been accomplished using a mechanical theorem prover. This microprocessor, the FM8502, is a 32-bit general-purpose, von Neumann processor whose design-level (gate-level) specification has been verified with respect to its instruction-level specification. Both specifications were written in the Boyer—Moore logic, and the proof of correctness was carried out with the Boyer—Moore theorem prover.

Key words

Hardware verification mechanical theorem proving microprocessor verification 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warren A. HuntJr
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  1. 1.Computational Logic, Inc.AustinU.S.A.

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