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SATE VI Ockham Sound Analysis Criteria



Paul E. Black


In preparation for SATE VI, we present our current thoughts on the Ockham Sound Analysis Criteria track. First, we explain the purpose of the Ockham track and define some terms, such as "sound", "finding", and "site". Then we present the general flow for checking that a tool satisfies the SATE VI Ockham Criteria. Next we discuss test suites from which tool makers may choose. Finally we sketch a tentative timeline.


software assurance, static analysis, sound analysis, Ockham criteria


Black, P. (2017), SATE VI Ockham Sound Analysis Criteria, [online], (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created July 11, 2017, Updated May 4, 2021