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EVES: An overview

  • Dan Craigen
  • Sentot Kromodimoeljo
  • Irwin Meisels
  • Bill Pase
  • Mark Saaltink
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 551)

Abstract

In this paper we describe a new formal methods tool called EVES. EVES consists of a set theoretic language, called Verdi, and an automated deduction system, called NEVER. We present an overview of Verdi, NEVER, and the underlying mathematics; and develop a small program, to demonstrate the basic functionality of EVES.

Keywords

Automated deduction EVES formal methods logic of programs NEVER Verdi 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Craigen
    • 1
  • Sentot Kromodimoeljo
    • 1
  • Irwin Meisels
    • 1
  • Bill Pase
    • 1
  • Mark Saaltink
    • 1
  1. 1.ORA CorporationOttawaCanada

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