The open verifier framework for foundational verifiers

  title={The open verifier framework for foundational verifiers},
  author={Bor-Yuh Evan Chang and Adam Chlipala and George C. Necula and Robert R. Schneck},
We present the Open Verifier approach for verifying untrusted code using customized verifiers. This approach can be viewed as an instance of foundational proof-carrying code where an untrusted program can be checked using the verifier most natural for it instead of using a single generic type system. In this paper we focus on a specialized architecture designed to reduce the burden of expressing both type-based and Hoare-style verifiers.A new verifier is created by providing an untrusted… CONTINUE READING
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