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Extending SMT solvers to Higher-Order Logic ( Technical Report )

@inproceedings{Barbosa2019ExtendingSS,
  title={Extending SMT solvers to Higher-Order Logic ( Technical Report )},
  author={Haniel Barbosa and Andrew Reynolds and Daniel El Ouraoui and Cesare Tinelli and Clark W. Barrett},
  year={2019}
}
Satisfiability modulo theories (SMT) solvers have throughout the years been able to cope with increasingly expressive formulas, from ground logics to full first-order logic (FOL) modulo theories. Nevertheless, higher-order logic within SMT is still little explored. We propose a pragmatic extension of SMT solvers to natively support higher-order reasoning without compromising their performance on FOL problems, thus leveraging the extensive research and implementation efforts dedicated to… 

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Extending SMT Solvers to Higher-Order Logic
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This work proposes a pragmatic extension for SMT solvers to support HOL reasoning natively without compromising performance on FOL reasoning, thus leveraging the extensive research and implementation efforts dedicated to efficient SMT solving.

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