Eric C.R. Hehner's A Practical Theory of Programming (Monographs in Computer PDF

By Eric C.R. Hehner

ISBN-10: 0387941061

ISBN-13: 9780387941066

There are a number of theories of programming. the 1st usable concept, referred to as "Hoare's Logic", remains to be the most widely recognized. In it, a specification is a couple of predicates: a precondition and postcondition (these and all technical phrases should be outlined in due course). one other well known and heavily similar idea via Dijkstra makes use of the weakest precondition predicate transformer, that's a functionality from courses and postconditions to preconditions. lones's Vienna improvement process has been used to virtue in a few industries; in it, a specification is a couple of predicates (as in Hoare's Logic), however the moment predicate is a relation. Temporal good judgment is yet one more formalism that introduces a few targeted operators and quantifiers to explain a few facets of computation. the speculation during this ebook is less complicated than any of these simply pointed out. In it, a specification is simply a boolean expression. Refinement is simply usual implication. This idea is additionally extra common than these simply pointed out, making use of to either terminating and nonterminating computation, to either sequential and parallel computation, to either stand-alone and interactive computation. And it comprises time bounds, either for set of rules class and for tightly limited real-time applications.

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