By William Feller
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Formal methods: State of the art and new directions. Springer. Gordon, M. J. C. (1989). Mechanizing programming logics in higher-order logic. In Current trends in hardware verification and automated theorem proving (pp. 387-439). Springer. Hall, A. (2007). Realizing the benefits of formal methods. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 13(5), 669–678. Harrison, J. (2009). Handbook of practical logic and automated reasoning. Cambridge University Press. 1017/CBO9780511576430 Hasan, O. (2008). Formal probabilistic analysis using theorem proving.
The framework of Figure 1 is presented in terms of theories to be developed specifically for the context of the book but it is important to highlight the fact that different components of this framework are also quite usable in a much wider range of applications. Lebesgue integration, for instance, is used in this work to define statistical properties of random variables but the developed theory can also be used in the study of Fourier series and Fourier transforms. 2 HOL4 THEOREM PROVER In this section, we give a brief introduction to the HOL4 theorem prover (Gordon & Melham, 1993) to facilitate the understanding of the rest of the book.
If (fn) is a monotonically increasing sequence of extended-real-valued measurable functions with respect to (A, B (R)), such that ∀x, f (x) = supn∈ N fn (x) then f is also (A, B (R)) measurable. 6 ⊢ ∀ a f fi. sigma_algebra a ˄ ∀ i. fi i ∈ measurable a Borel ˄ ∀ x. mono_increasing (λi. fi i x) ˄ ∀ x. x ∈ m_space m ⇒ f x = sup (IMAGE (λi. fi i x) UNIV) ⇒ f ∈ measurable a Borel Every continuous function g: R→R is (B (R), B (R)) measurable. 7 ⊢ ∀ g. (∀x. g contl x) ⇒ g ∈ measurable Borel Borel If g: R→R is continuous and f is (A, B (R)) measurable then g o f is also (A, B (R)) measurable.
An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Vol. 1 (v. 1) by William Feller