Size-Change Termination and Transition Invariants

  • Matthias Heizmann
  • Neil D. Jones
  • Andreas Podelski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6337)


Two directions of recent work on program termination use the concepts of size-change termination resp. transition invariants. The difference in the setting has as consequence the inherent incomparability of the analysis and verification methods that result from this work. Yet, in order to facilitate the crossover of ideas and techniques in further developments, it seems interesting to identify which aspects in the respective formal foundation are related. This paper presents initial results in this direction.


Composition Operator Transition Relation Functional Program Abstract Relation Abstract Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Heizmann
    • 1
  • Neil D. Jones
    • 2
  • Andreas Podelski
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FreiburgGermany
  2. 2.University of CopenhagenDenmark

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