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diagrammatic approach to programming language semantics

James R. Cordy

diagrammatic approach to programming language semantics

by James R. Cordy

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Published by University of Toronto, Dept. of Computer Science in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers) -- Semantics

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1976.

    Statementby James Reginald Cordy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76 .C68 1976
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18622177M

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Diagrammatic approach to programming language semantics by James R. Cordy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The notation utilizes semantic charts which are similar to the separable transition diagrams [Conway63, Barnard75] that are used to define the syntax of programming languages. The charts describe semantic processing in terms of a set of operations that manipulate a small number of special-purpose data structures.

They form a variable-free programming language, which accesses data via a set of. Gunter's book treats the essence of programming language theory—the span between the 'meaning' of a computer program, and the concrete and intricate ways in which programs are executed by a machine.

He brings together the established theoretical advances in this range. It is rewarding for someone who has played a small part in these developments to see them laid out so expertly, and. This book provides an introduction to the essential concepts in programming languages, using operational semantics techniques.

It presents alternative programming language paradigms and gives an in-depth analysis of the most significant constructs in modern imperative, functional and logic programming languages. The focus is on a diagrammatic representation that depicts “things” to show how their various important properties and relations can be explicated in terms of diagrams.

The paper does not add a new contribution to philosophy (what is said in it); rather, it contributes a representation tool for philosophy.

A piece of history to be sure: it's an accessible derivative of this classic work A Theory of Programming Language Semantics (2 Vol) (beware that's two volumes but several sellers are only offering the first).

This was our class text intaught by none other than the author Joe by: The key idea behind the diagrammatic approach presented in the paper is that the sophisticated mechanisms of human visual construction also play an important role in natural languages.

The programming language Algol68 was defined using a two-level grammar to specify its complete syntax, including context-sensitive conditions.

This chapter begins with a brief introduction to two-level grammars; then in sectionwe develop a context-sensitive grammar for Wren. Operational semantics 3 Some different approaches to programming language semantics are summarised on Slide 3. This course will be concerned with Operational Semantics.

The denotational approach (and its relation to operational semantics) is introduced in the Part II course on Denotational Semantics. algebra and programming, particularly programming language semantics and compiler correctness, but progress in this area of research seems to have been much slower.

It would appear that the use of equations by Wand (b) to specify programming language semantics was the first indication that the work on abstract data type specifications could be.

Natural Language Semantics. An International Journal of Semantics and Its Interfaces in Grammar but also short squibs as well as remarks on and replies to pertinent books and articles. Devoted to semantics and its interfaces in grammar, especially syntax. Encourages the convergence of approaches employing the concepts of logic and.

Formal Syntax and Semantics of Programming Languages: A Laboratory Based Approach presents a panorama of techniques in formal syntax, operational semantics and formal semantics. Using a teaching/learning perspective rather than a research-oriented approach, an understanding of the meta-languages is accessible to anyone with a basic grounding in Cited by: Download and Read Programming Languages An Interpreter Based Approach Programming Languages An Interpreter Based Approach Read more and get great.

That's what the book enPDFd programming languages an interpreter based approach will give for every reader to read this book. This is an on-line book provided in this website. Even this book becomes aFile Size: 3KB. Gunter, Semantics of Programming Languages, a more advanced book focussing on denotational semantics, an approach to semantics, which hasn't lived up to expectations.

Focusses on purely functional lanugages and ignores concurrency. Principles of Programming Languages. This note covers the following topics: The Elements of Programming, Theoretical Introduction of Programming Languages: Syntax, Semantics, Types, Abstraction on Data, Delayed Evaluation on Data and on Control, Type Correctness, Evaluators for Functional Programming, Logic Programming, Imperative Programming.

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Pitts. Publisher: University of Cambridge Number of pages: Description: The aim of the course is to introduce the structural, operational approach to programming language semantics. A Transformation-Based Metamodel Approach to the Definition of Syntax and Semantics of Diagrammatic Languages: /ch The definition of visual languages, of their semantics, and of the interactions with them, can all be referred to Cited by: 3.

First book-length exposition of the denotational (or mathematical' or functional') approach to the formal semantics of programming languages (in contrast to operational' and axiomatic' approaches). Treats various kinds of languages, beginning with the pure-lambda-calculus and progressing through languages with states, commands, jumps, and /5.

Abstract. A diagrammatic approach to the semantics of OO modelling notations is proposed. This is based on an innovative and expressive notation dubbed “constraint diagrams”, which can be used to precisely characterise a range of sophisticated, static constraints on OO by: 5. the same semantics but a different syntax; or different syntax and semantics.

Thus ev-ery Racket program begins with #lang followed by the name of some language: by default, it’s Racket (written as racket). In this book we’ll almost always use the In DrRacket v.go to Language, then Choose Language, and select “Use the language declared.

Book excerpts: This book is developed out from the experiences of teaching courses covering the formal semantics of programming languages.

Although the specification methods are formal, the presentation is "gentle", providing just enough in the way of mathematical underpinnings to produce an understanding of the metalanguages.semantic interpretation. The semantic of a predicate is provided by a set of instances.

The (atomic) constraining constructs which are available for the users of the modelling language are provided in the signature i. A signature consists of a collection of diagrammatic predicates.

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