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* The definition of the heap in terms of ghost state from Section 6 is in
[theories/heap_lang/heap.v](theories/heap_lang/heap.v) as `heapG`. So too
are the definitions of ↦ and 𝖊 (in the formalization called `perm`).
- * The theorems stated in Section 6 about updates to the heap ghost
+ * The theorems mentioned in Section 6 about updates to the heap ghost
state are proven in [theories/heap_lang/heap.v](theories/heap_lang/heap.v).
* The state interpretation from Section 6 is defined in
[theories/heap_lang/heap.v](theories/heap_lang/heap.v) as `heap_ctx`.