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prover9: resolution/paramodulation theorem prover


prover9 - resolution/paramodulation theorem prover


prover9 [options] < input-file > output-file
prover9 [options] -f input-file > output-file


This manual page documents briefly the prover9 command.

prover9 is an automated theorem prover for first-order and equational logic. It is a successor of the otter(1) prover. prover9 uses the inference techniques of ordered resolution and paramodulation with literal selection.


A summary of options is included below.
View a list of command-line options.
Enables an experimental enhanced auto-mode. For more information consult the prover9 manual.
Fully parenthesize output.
-t n
Constrain the search to last about n seconds. For UNIX-like systems, the `user CPU' time is used.
-f file
Take input from file instead of from standard input.


prover9 was written by William McCune <mccune [at]>

This manual page was written by Peter Collingbourne <pcc03 [at]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


mace4(1), otter(1).
On Debian systems, the manual is found in the prover9-doc package, at /usr/share/doc/prover9-doc/manual/index.html.