A mechanically verified code generator

Abstract

We describe the specification, implementation and proof of correctness of a code generator for a subset of Gypsy 2.05. The code generator is specified in the Boyer-Moore logic; its proof is fully machine-checked using the Kaufmann-enhanced Boyer-Moore theorem prover. Our code generator sits atop a ‘stack’ of verified system components providing a prototype development environment for constructing highly reliable application Programs.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00243134

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@article{Young1989AMV, title={A mechanically verified code generator}, author={William D. Young}, journal={Journal of Automated Reasoning}, year={1989}, volume={5}, pages={493-518} }