Proving Termination Properties with mu-term

  • Beatriz Alarcón
  • Raúl Gutiérrez
  • Salvador Lucas
  • Rafael Navarro-Marset
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6486)


mu-term is a tool which can be used to verify a number of termination properties of (variants of) Term Rewriting Systems (TRSs): termination of rewriting, termination of innermost rewriting, termination of order-sorted rewriting, termination of context-sensitive rewriting, termination of innermost context-sensitive rewriting and termination of rewriting modulo specific axioms. Such termination properties are essential to prove termination of programs in sophisticated rewriting-based programming languages. Specific methods have been developed and implemented in mu-term in order to efficiently deal with most of them. In this paper, we report on these new features of the tool.


Termination Property Proof Tree Strongly Connect Component Termination Proof Termination Tool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beatriz Alarcón
    • 1
  • Raúl Gutiérrez
    • 1
  • Salvador Lucas
    • 1
  • Rafael Navarro-Marset
    • 1
  1. 1.ELP group, DSICUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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