Combining Proof-Search and Counter-Model Construction for Deciding Gödel-Dummett Logic

  • Dominique Larchey-Wendling
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2392)


We present an algorithm for deciding Gödel-Dummett logic. The originality of this algorithm comes from the combination of proof-search in sequent calculus, which reduces a sequent to a set of pseudo-atomic sequents, and counter-model construction of such pseudo-atomic sequents by a fixpoint computation. From an analysis of this construction, we deduce a new logical rule [⊃ N ] which provides shorter proofs than the rule [⊃ R ] of G4-LC. We also present a linear implementation of the counter-model generation algorithm for pseudo-atomic sequents.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Larchey-Wendling
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  1. 1.LORIAUniversité Henri PoincaréVandœuvre-lés-NancyFrance

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