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Isabelle is a generic theorem prover. Object-logics are formalized within higher-order logic, which is Isabelle's meta-logic. Proofs are performed by a generalization of resolution, using higher-order unification. The latest incarnation of Isabelle, Isabelle-91, features a type system based on order-sorted unification; this supports polymorphism and overloading in logic definitions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für InformatikTU MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.Computer LaboratoryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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