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Title On the Verification of VDM Specification and Refinement with PVS
Abstract This chapter describes using the PVS system as a tool to support VDMð SL. It is possible to translate from VDMðSL into the PVS specification language in a very easy and direct manner, thus enabling the use of PVS for typechecking and verifying properties of VDMðSL specifications and refinements. The translation is described in detail and illustrated with examples. The drawbacks of the translation are that it must be done manually (though automation may be possible), and that the ``shallow embedding'' technique which is used does not accurately capture the proof rules of VDMðSL. The benefits come from the facts that the portion of VDMðSL which can be represented is substantial and that it is a great advantage to be able to use the powerful PVS proofðchecker. A variety of examples of verifications using PVS are described in the chapter.
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Book Chapter or Section In Proof in VDM: a practioner's guide . by Bicarregui, J.C., Fitzgerald, J., Lindsay, P.A., Moore, R., Ritchie, B. , chapter 6, 157-190. Springer, 1998. http://www.resear…0cf2d8daaacb0ffa.pdf 1998