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Muffin: A user interface design experiment for a Theorem Proving Assistant

  • Cliff B. Jones
  • Richard Moore
Foundations And Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 328)

Abstract

A Theorem Proving Assistant is a computer program which can be used interactively to keep track of, and automate some steps of, attempts to prove theorems. Muffin is an experiment in the design of a user interface to a theorem proving assistant. A formal description of Muffin is given from which the program has been implemented in Smalltalk-80.

Keywords

Propositional Calculus Complete Proof Proof Obligation Matching Rule Proof Step 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cliff B. Jones
    • 1
  • Richard Moore
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe UniversityManchester

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