Proof Reduction of Fair Stuttering Refinement of Asynchronous Systems and Applications

  title={Proof Reduction of Fair Stuttering Refinement of Asynchronous Systems and Applications},
  author={Robert W. Sumners},
  • R. Sumners
  • Published in ACL2 1 May 2017
  • Computer Science
We present a series of definitions and theorems demonstrating how to reduce the requirements for proving system refinements ensuring containment of fair stuttering runs. A primary result of the work is the ability to reduce the requisite proofs on runs of a system of interacting state machines to a set of definitions and checks on single steps of a small number of state machines corresponding to the intuitive notions of freedom from starvation and deadlock. We further refine the definitions to… 

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