Idealized coinductive type systems for imperative object-oriented programs

Davide Ancona; Giovanni Lagorio

RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications (2011)

  • Volume: 45, Issue: 1, page 3-33
  • ISSN: 0988-3754

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In recent work we have proposed a novel approach to define idealized type systems for object-oriented languages, based on abstract compilation of programs into Horn formulas which are interpreted w.r.t. the coinductive (that is, the greatest) Herbrand model. In this paper we investigate how this approach can be applied also in the presence of imperative features. This is made possible by considering a natural translation of Static Single Assignment intermediate form programs into Horn formulas, where φ functions correspond to union types.

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Ancona, Davide, and Lagorio, Giovanni. "Idealized coinductive type systems for imperative object-oriented programs." RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications 45.1 (2011): 3-33. <http://eudml.org/doc/221986>.

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