# Model Checking in Bits and Pieces

@inproceedings{Namjoshi2013ModelCI, title={Model Checking in Bits and Pieces}, author={Kedar S. Namjoshi}, booktitle={Festschrift for Dave Schmidt}, year={2013} }

Fully automated verification of concurrent programs is a difficult problem, primarily because of state explosion: the exponential growth of a program state space with the number of its concurrently active components. It is natural to apply a divide and conquer strategy to ameliorate state explosion, by analyzing only a single component at a time. We show that this strategy leads to the notion of a "split" invariant, an assertion which is globally inductive, while being structured as the…

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