Control flow semantics by Jaco de Bakker, Erik de Vink

By Jaco de Bakker, Erik de Vink

Control move Semantics offers a unified, formal therapy of the semantics of a large spectrum of keep watch over move notions as present in sequential, concurrent, good judgment, object-oriented, and sensible programming languages. while in additional conventional methods one makes a speciality of input/output habit, during this paintings equivalent cognizance is dedicated to finite and countless computations, the latter prompted through the transforming into value of reactive systems.

wisdom of the comparative semantics of keep an eye on constructions is important for the designers of programming languages, and it's tricky to choose between modern day bewildering number of keep watch over circulate options (the ways that a software specifies the successive steps to be taken in the course of execution). Encyclopedic in scope, Control stream Semantics offers complete assurance of those suggestions, constructing operational and denotational versions for keep watch over circulation in 27 languages. In all instances, special statements are given bearing on those models.

A wealthy physique of semantic definitional recommendations is gifted, together with (labeled) transition structures, higher-order definitions, resumptions and continuations, linear or sequence-based versions, and types laid out in area equations. in addition, either symbol-based or schematic languages—prevalent within the research of concurrency—and state-based or interpreted languages are thought of. The ebook is based on a unifying mathematical foundation of metric constructions, permitting the whole modeling of limitless habit, in addition to the exploitation of a few classical effects, resembling Banach's mounted element theorem. views on extra themes, similar to complete abstractness, noninterleaving semantics for parallelism, and second-order programming also are included.

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Control flow semantics

Keep watch over movement Semantics offers a unified, formal remedy of the semantics of a large spectrum of keep watch over move notions as present in sequential, concurrent, common sense, object-oriented, and useful programming languages. while in additional conventional ways one makes a speciality of input/output habit, during this paintings equivalent awareness is dedicated to finite and endless computations, the latter influenced via the turning out to be value of reactive platforms.

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