Anzu: A Tool for Property Synthesis

(Tool Paper)
  • Barbara Jobstmann
  • Stefan Galler
  • Martin Weiglhofer
  • Roderick Bloem
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4590)


We present the tool Anzu. Anzu takes a formal specification of a design and generates a functionally correct system if one exists. The specification is given as a set of linear temporal logic (LTL) formulas belonging to the class of generalized reactivity of rank 1. Such formulas cover the majority of the formulas used in practice. Anzu is an implementation of the symbolic reactive(1) approach to synthesis by Piterman, Pnueli, and Sa’ar. If the specification is realizable Anzu provides the user with a Verilog module that represents a correct finite-state system.


Linear Temporal Logic Synthesis Problem Linear Temporal Logic Formula Fairness Constraint Symbolic Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara Jobstmann
    • 1
  • Stefan Galler
    • 1
  • Martin Weiglhofer
    • 1
  • Roderick Bloem
    • 1
  1. 1.Graz University of Technology 

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