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Consequence Verification of Flowcharts

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2 Author(s)
Clark, K.L. ; Department of Computing and Control, Imperial College of Science and Technology ; Van Emden, M.H.

A common basis is presented, for Floyd's method of inductive assertions and for the subgoal induction method of Morris and Wegbreit. This basis is provided by consequence verification, a method for verifying logic programs. We connect flowcharts with logic programs by giving a recursive definition of the set of all computations of a flowchart. This definition can be given in two ways: the recursion can run forward or backward. Both definitions can be expressed in logic, resulting in a logic program which is then subjected to consequence verification. Verification of the forward logic program is shown to be essentially Floyd's method; verification of the backward program corresponds similarly to subgoal induction.

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Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:SE-7 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 1981

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