CHESS model checker

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CHESS is a software model checker for finding errors/heisenbugs in multithreaded software by systematic exploration of thread schedules. It finds errors, such as data-races, deadlocks, livelocks, and data-corruption induced access violations, that are extremely hard to find with current testing tools. Once CHESS locates an error, it provides a fully repeatable execution of the program leading to the error, thus greatly aiding the debugging process.

CHESS can be used for testing concurrent software, as an alternative to stress testing.

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