Template-Based Program Veri Cation and Program Synthesis

Program verification is the task of automatically generating proofs for a program's compliance with a given specification. Program synthesis is the task of automatically generating a program that meets a given specification. Both program verification and program synthesis can be viewed as search problems, for proofs and programs, respectively. For these search problems, the authors present approaches based on user-provided insights in the form of templates. Templates are hints about the syntactic forms of the invariants and programs, and help guide the search for solutions.

Provided by: University of California Topic: Software Date Added: Dec 2011 Format: PDF

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