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Automated theorem proving in the ProTem programming language

Brian Parkinson

Automated theorem proving in the ProTem programming language

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Published by University of Toronto, Dept. of Computer Science in Toronto .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1991.

StatementBrian Parkinson.
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p.
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15540473M

2 Structuring the Process of Theorem Proving The core of each ATP-system is the inference machine which amounts to sort of a “microprocessor” for theorem proving [Ohl91]. A formula to be proved usually is preprocessed by some input layer in order to transform it into the “machine language” of the inference machine. HOL Theorem Prover zThe primary interface to HOL is the functional programming language ML zTheorem proving tools are functions in ML (users of HOL build their own application specific theorem proving infrastructure by writing programs in ML) zMany versions of HOL: {HOL Classic ML (from LCF); {HOL Standard ML {HOL Moscow MLFile Size: KB. The Theorem Proving System (TPS) is an automated theorem proving system for first-order and higher-order logic. TPS has been developed at Carnegie Mellon University. An educational version of it is known as ETPS (Educational Theorem Proving System).


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This course provides a thorough, hands-on introduction to automated theorem proving. It consists of a traditional lecture component and a joint project in which we will construct a theorem prover. The lecture component introduces the basic concepts and. Automated theorem proving in school mathematics (abstract, presentation) Zoltán Kovács (The Private University College of the Diocese of Linz, Austria): Achievements and challenges in automatic locus and envelope animations in dynamic geometry environments (abstract, presentation, supplementary data).

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