IVy is a research tool intended to allow interactive development of protocols and their proofs of correctness and to provide a platform for developing and experimenting with automated proof techniques. In particular, IVy provides interactive visualization of automated proofs, and supports a use model in which the human protocol designer and the automated tool interact to expose errors and prove correctness.
On Debian-based Linux ditributions such as Ubuntu, download and install the file
X.X is the IVy version and
YYYY is the machine architecture. Use your system’s package manager to install this package, or the following commands:
$ sudo dpkg -i ms-ivy_X.X_YYYY.deb $ sudo apt-get install -f
The first command will report missing dependencies, which will be installed by the second command.
The Windows binary distribution is in the form of a zip archive. Download the file
X.X is the IVy version (this will work on both 32-bit and 64 bit Intel Windows). Use Windows Explorer to extract this archive in the directory
C:\. This should give you a directory
C:\ivy. To use IVy in a command window, first execute this command:
For further information on IVy, see the IVy web site.