Specification and verification

@article{Barnett2011SpecificationAV,
  title={Specification and verification},
  author={Mike Barnett and Manuel F{\"a}hndrich and K. Rustan M. Leino and Peter M{\"u}ller and Wolfram Schulte and Herman Venter},
  journal={Communications of the ACM},
  year={2011},
  volume={54},
  pages={81 - 91}
}
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