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Context-bounded model checking with ESBMC 1.17

Cordeiro, Lucas, Morse, Jeremy, Nicole, Denis and Fischer, Bernd (2012) Context-bounded model checking with ESBMC 1.17 In, Flanagan, Cormac and König, Barbara (eds.) Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems. 18th International Conference, TACAS 2012 Berlin, DE, Springer pp. 534-537. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues, 7214).

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ESBMC is a context-bounded symbolic model checker that allows the verification of single- and multi-threaded C code with shared variables and locks. ESBMC supports full ANSI-C, and can verify programs that make use of bit-level operations, arrays, pointers, structs, unions, memory allocation and foating-point arithmetic. It can reason about arithmetic under- and overflows, pointer safety, memory leaks, array bounds violations, atomicity and order violations, local and global deadlocks, data races, and user-specified assertions. However, as other bounded model checkers, ESBMC is in general incomplete.

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Submitted date: October 2011
Published date: 2012
Additional Information: Competition on software verification track
Venue - Dates: 18th International Conference, TACAS 2012, Estonia, 2012-03-24 - 2012-04-01
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science


Local EPrints ID: 272937
ISBN: 978-3-642-28755-8
ISSN: 0302-9743
PURE UUID: 5f524d48-17f6-46eb-8eaf-7923552d7a03

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Date deposited: 18 Oct 2011 16:54
Last modified: 26 Oct 2017 04:22

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Author: Lucas Cordeiro
Author: Jeremy Morse
Author: Denis Nicole
Author: Bernd Fischer
Editor: Cormac Flanagan
Editor: Barbara König

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