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Prof. Dr. Dirk Beyer

Full Professor, Head of Research Chair (Lehrstuhlinhaber)

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Software and Computational Systems Lab
Department of Computer Science
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)
Oettingenstraße 67
80538 Munich (Germany)

Room 062, Oettingenstr. 67
Office hours
Wed 10-11 (by appointment)
+49 89 2180 9151


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Personals Publications, DBLP, Google Scholar, ORCID, Semantic Scholar, Dimensions, ACM
Biographical sketch
Curriculum vitae
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NEW State of the Art in Software Verification and Witness Validation: SV-COMP 2024 (TACAS 2024)
Bridging Hardware and Software Analysis with Btor2C: A Word-Level-Circuit-to-C Translator (TACAS 2023)
Competition on Software Verification and Witness Validation: SV-COMP 2023 (TACAS 2023)
Software Testing: 5th Comparative Evaluation: Test-Comp 2023 (FASE 2023)
Decomposing Software Verification into Off-the-Shelf Components: An Application to CEGAR (ICSE 2022)
Research I am one of the PIs of the Research Training Group ConVeY (DFG-Graduiertenkolleg).
My research focuses on models, algorithms, and tools for the construction and analysis of reliable software systems, in particular:
Interfaces for component-based design (download Chic)
Software model checking and static analysis (download CPAchecker, BLAST, CSIsat)
Structure analysis and comprehension of large systems (download CrocoPat or CCVisu)
Formal verification of real-time systems (download Rabbit)
Service 6th Intl. Competition on Software Testing (Test-Comp '23)
13th Intl. TACAS Competition on Software Verification (SV-COMP '23)
ETAPS 2022 General Co-Chair
PC Chair: VMCAI 2020 (Jan 19-21, 2020, New Orleans, USA)
4th Intl. Workshop on CPAchecker (CPA '19)
PC Chair: TACAS 2018
CAV 2015 Workshops
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People Team
Information for prospective students
Technical hints for writing a paper
Software that I use
Software BenchExec: Reliable Benchmarking and Resource Measurement
BLAST: Model Checking of Software
CCVisu: Visual Clustering and Software-Structure Assessment
CheckDep: Tracking Software Dependencies
Chic: Checking Interface Compatibility
CPAchecker: Configurable Software Verification
CrocoPat: Relational Programming (for Software-Structure Analysis)
CSIsat: Interpolation for LA+EUF
DepDigger: Detecting Complex Low-Level Dependencies
JavaSMT: A Unified Interface for SMT Solvers in Java
Rabbit: Verification of Real-Time Systems
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