A Hoare-Style Calculus with Explicit State Updates

@inproceedings{Hhnle2008AHC,
  title={A Hoare-Style Calculus with Explicit State Updates},
  author={Reiner H{\"a}hnle and Richard Bubel},
  booktitle={FM'08 2008},
  year={2008}
}
We present a verification system for a variant of Hoare-logic that supports proving by forward symbolic execution. In addition, no explicit weakening rules are needed and first-order reasoning is automated. The system is suitable for teaching program verification, because the student can concentrate on reasoning about programs following their natural control flow and proofs are machine-checked. 

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