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Block Abstraction Memoization for CPAchecker

(Competition Contribution)
  • Daniel Wonisch
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7214)

Abstract

Block Abstraction Memoization (ABM) is a technique in software model checking that exploits the modularity of programs during verification by caching. To this end, ABM records the results of block analyses and reuses them if possible when revisiting the same block again. In this paper we present an implementation of ABM into the predicate-analysis component of the software-verification framework CPAchecker. With our participation at the Competition on Software Verification we aim at providing evidence that ABM can not only substantially increase the efficiency of predicate analysis but also enables verification of a wider range of programs.

Keywords

Model Check Counter Variable Loop Body Block Analysis Predicate Abstraction 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Wonisch
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  1. 1.University of PaderbornGermany

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