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Well-founded functions, induction, and extreme predicates in an SMT-based verifier

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An SMT solver takes first-order formulas as input and provides impressive automation. But what if the problem at hand goes beyond first order? The Dafny program verifier provides well-functions, inductive proofs, and predicates defined as least and greatest fixpoints. It encodes properties of these into first-order logic in such a way that harnesses the automation of SMT solvers. In this talk, I will give an overview of functions and induction in Dafny, and will then focus on the encoding on predicates defined by fixpoints. I hope to learn more about fixpoints and ordinal numbers as I do.

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