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The Church-Rosser theorem in Isabelle:
a proof porting experiment

Ole Rasmussen

April 1995, 27 pages

DOI: 10.48456/tr-364


This paper describes a proof of the Church-Rosser theorem for the pure lambda-calculus formalised in the Isabelle theorem prover. The initial version of the proof is ported from a similar proof done in the Coq proof assistant by Girard Huet, but a number of optimisations have been performed. The development involves the introduction of several inductive and recursive definitions and thus gives a good presentation of the inductive package of Isabelle.

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  author =	 {Rasmussen, Ole},
  title = 	 {{The Church-Rosser theorem in Isabelle: a proof porting
  year = 	 1995,
  month = 	 apr,
  url = 	 {},
  institution =  {University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory},
  doi = 	 {10.48456/tr-364},
  number = 	 {UCAM-CL-TR-364}