[Haskell-cafe] Verifying Haskell Programs

Denis Bueno dbueno at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 19:27:28 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 15:04, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> pocmatos:
>> Hi all,
>> Much is talked that Haskell, since it is purely functional is easier >
> to be verified.  > However, most of the research I have seen in software
> verification > (either through model checking or theorem proving)
> targets C/C++ or > subsets of these. What's the state of the art of
> automatically > verifying properties of programs written in Haskell?
> State of the art is translating subsets of Haskell to Isabelle, and
> verifying them. Using model checkers to verify subsets, or extracting
> Haskell from Agda or Coq.

Don, can you give some pointers to literature on this, if any?  That
is, any documentation of a verification effort of Haskell code with
Isabelle, model checkers, or Coq?

(It's not that I don't believe you -- I'd be really interested to read it!)


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