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The Ideal of Verified Software

(Invited Talk)
  • Tony Hoare
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4144)

Abstract

The ideal of verified software has long been the goal of research in Computer Science. This paper argues that the time is ripe to embark on a Grand Challenge project to construct a program verifier, based on a sound and complete theory of programming, and evaluated by experimental application to a large and representative sample of useful computer software.

Keywords

Model Check Internal Interface Programming Error Pure Science Computer Chip 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tony Hoare
    • 1
  1. 1.Microsoft Research 

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