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By Hanne Riis Nielson

Semantics will play an incredible function sooner or later improvement of software program platforms and domain-specific languages. This e-book offers a wanted introductory presentation of the elemental rules in the back of those methods, stresses their courting via formulating and proving the correct theorems, and illustrates the functions of semantics in machine technological know-how. traditionally vital program components are awarded including a few interesting capability purposes. The textual content investigates the connection among a number of tools and describes many of the major rules used, illustrating those by way of attention-grabbing functions. The publication offers a rigorous creation to the most methods to formal semantics of programming languages.

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A hundred and fifteen 19 20 33 forty-one sixty seven sixty seven seventy five seventy eight 88 x Contents five. four An Equivalence consequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 6. extra on Denotational Semantics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 6. 1 Environments and shops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 6. 2 Continuations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 7. software research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred forty five 7. 1 Detection of symptoms research: Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 7. 2 Detection of indicators research: life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 7. three defense of the research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 7. four software Transformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 eight. extra on application research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred seventy five eight. 1 information move Frameworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 eight. 2 defense research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 eight. three safeguard of the research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 nine. Axiomatic application Verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 nine. 1 Direct Proofs of software Correctness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 nine. 2 Partial Correctness Assertions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 nine. three Soundness and Completeness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 10. extra on Axiomatic application Verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 10. 1 overall Correctness Assertions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 10. 2 Assertions for Execution Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 eleven. additional examining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247 A. assessment of Notation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 B. Implementation of application research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255 B. 1 the overall and Monotone Frameworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257 B. 2 The thoroughly Additive Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 B. three Iterative application Schemes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269 List of Tables 1. 1 The semantics of mathematics expressions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 1. 2 The semantics of boolean expressions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2. 1 typical semantics for whereas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 2. 2 Structural operational semantics for whereas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 three. 1 three. 2 three. three three. four three. five three. 6 average semantics for statements of Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ordinary semantics for variable declarations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . normal semantics for Proc with dynamic scope principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . approach calls in case of combined scope principles (choose one) . . . . . . . . . . typical semantics for variable declarations utilizing destinations . . . . . . . . . normal semantics for Proc with static scope ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty five fifty five fifty eight 60 sixty two sixty three four. 1 Operational semantics for AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty nine four. 2 Translation of expressions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy five four. three Translation of statements in whereas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six five. 1 Denotational semantics for whereas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety two 6. 1 6. 2 6. three 6. four 6. five 6. 6 6. 7 Denotational semantics for whereas utilizing destinations .

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