# Efficient Certified Resolution Proof Checking

@article{CruzFilipe2017EfficientCR, title={Efficient Certified Resolution Proof Checking}, author={Lu{\'i}s Cruz-Filipe and Joao Marques-Silva and Peter Schneider-Kamp}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2017}, volume={abs/1610.06984} }

We present a novel propositional proof tracing format that eliminates complex processing, thus enabling efficient (formal) proof checking. The benefits of this format are demonstrated by implementing a proof checker in C, which outperforms a state-of-the-art checker by two orders of magnitude. We then formalize the theory underlying propositional proof checking in Coq, and extract a correct-by-construction proof checker for our format from the formalization. An empirical evaluation using 280…

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