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Fault-Tolerant Distributed Theorem Proving

  • Jason Hickey
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1632)

Abstract

In recent years, there have been many examples of signicant formalization ef- forts in higher-order logics, including the formalization of Java [12], the veri cation of the SCI cache-coherency protocol [5], the verication of the AAMP5 avionics processor [11] in PVS [2], the verication and automated optimization of Ensemble protocols [10,7], and many others. Higher-order logics are often cho- sen for these endeavors not only because they can formalize meta-principles, but also because they retain the conciseness and intuition of the original design.

Keywords

Shared Memory Distribution Service Proof Tree Automate Deduction Proof Search 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jason Hickey
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  1. 1.Cornell UniversityUSA

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