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Abstract

Prophecy variables are auxiliary program variables whose values are defined in terms of current program state and future behavior. This paper explains their relevance to reasoning about systems with “undo” operations, and develops an approach that facilitates their use.

Keywords

State Space State Machine Auxiliary Variable History Variable Safety Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martín Abadi
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaSanta CruzUSA

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