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Ensuring correctness by arbitrary postfixed-points

  • Michel Sintzoff
Communications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 64)

Abstract

We can now ensure total correctness by recursive inequations on predicates, any solutions of which are acceptable. However, the criteria are only sufficient and the construction of solutions is not fully effective.

Keywords

Transition System Induction Step Transition Rule Total Correctness Denotational Semantic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Sintzoff
    • 1
  1. 1.MBLE Research LaboratoryBrussels

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