Fully automated verification of software is certainly a very desirable goal: one would like to have a tool that accepts the inspected software, together with its specification, as input; the tool would check, without any human intervention, whether the given software satisfies its specification. However, from computability theory (see Section 2), we know that we cannot expect to build such a tool for a broad enough class of programs. Nevertheless, the theoretical restriction must not stop us from seeking a practical solution for checking the correctness of software.
KeywordsModel Check Safety Property Propositional Variable Model Check Algorithm Model Check Tool
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