Speaker Laura Kovács
Affiliation Vienna University of Technology
Host Nikolaj Bjorner
Date recorded 26 February 2013
In this talk we describe how the combination of automated reasoning and symbolic computation methods can be used to automatically generate statements expressing arbitrarily complex computer program properties. The common method of the the talk is our recently introduced symbol elimination method. The approach requires no preliminary knowledge about program behavior, uses the power of a theorem prover and/or symbolic computation algorithms, such as Groebner basis computation, and infers quantified loop invariants and interpolants. We will also present recent developments of symbol elimination in the Vampire theorem prover.
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