src/FOL/ex/If.thy
 author haftmann Tue, 10 Jul 2007 17:30:50 +0200 changeset 23709 fd31da8f752a parent 19796 d86e7b1fc472 child 31974 e81979a703a4 permissions -rw-r--r--
moved lfp_induct2 here
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(*  Title:      FOL/ex/If.ML
ID:         \$Id\$
Author:     Lawrence C Paulson, Cambridge University Computer Laboratory
*)

header {* First-Order Logic: the 'if' example *}

theory If imports FOL begin

constdefs
"if" :: "[o,o,o]=>o"
"if(P,Q,R) == P&Q | ~P&R"

lemma ifI:
"[| P ==> Q; ~P ==> R |] ==> if(P,Q,R)"
done

lemma ifE:
"[| if(P,Q,R);  [| P; Q |] ==> S; [| ~P; R |] ==> S |] ==> S"
done

lemma if_commute: "if(P, if(Q,A,B), if(Q,C,D)) <-> if(Q, if(P,A,C), if(P,B,D))"
apply (rule iffI)
apply (erule ifE)
apply (erule ifE)
apply (rule ifI)
apply (rule ifI)
oops

text{*Trying again from the beginning in order to use @{text blast}*}
declare ifI [intro!]
declare ifE [elim!]

lemma if_commute: "if(P, if(Q,A,B), if(Q,C,D)) <-> if(Q, if(P,A,C), if(P,B,D))"
by blast

lemma "if(if(P,Q,R), A, B) <-> if(P, if(Q,A,B), if(R,A,B))"
by blast

text{*Trying again from the beginning in order to prove from the definitions*}
lemma "if(if(P,Q,R), A, B) <-> if(P, if(Q,A,B), if(R,A,B))"

text{*An invalid formula.  High-level rules permit a simpler diagnosis*}
lemma "if(if(P,Q,R), A, B) <-> if(P, if(Q,A,B), if(R,B,A))"
apply auto
-- {*The next step will fail unless subgoals remain*}
apply (tactic all_tac)
oops

text{*Trying again from the beginning in order to prove from the definitions*}
lemma "if(if(P,Q,R), A, B) <-> if(P, if(Q,A,B), if(R,B,A))"