Variance analyses from invariance analyses

@inproceedings{Berdine2007VarianceAF,
  title={Variance analyses from invariance analyses},
  author={Josh Berdine and Aziem Chawdhary and Byron Cook and Dino Distefano and Peter W. O'Hearn},
  booktitle={POPL},
  year={2007}
}
An invariance assertion for a program location l is a statement that always holds at l during execution of the program. Program invariance analyses infer invariance assertions that can be useful when trying to prove safety properties. We use the term variance assertion to mean a statement that holds between any state at l and any previous state that was also at l. This paper is concerned with the development of analyses for variance assertions and their application to proving termination and… CONTINUE READING
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