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formal semantics of programming languages

Glynn Winskel

formal semantics of programming languages

an introduction

by Glynn Winskel

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGlynn Winskel.
SeriesFoundations of Computing Series
The Physical Object
Pagination(384)p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14975419M
ISBN 100262731037

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Abstract. No abstract available. This carefully written book achieves its purpose of being an introductory book on semantics, leading the reader from basic material to recent research topics. The text is accompanied by exercises of varying difficulty. There has been a tendency in the area of formal semantics to create cryptic, overly concise semantic definitions that intimidate students new to the study of programming languages.

The emphasis in this text is on clear notational conventions with the goals of readability and understandability foremost in. This book was printed and bound in the United States of America. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Winskel, G.

(Glynn) The formal semantics of programming languages: an introduction Glynn Winskel. - (Foundations of computing) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Recommended books Winskel, G.

The Formal Semantics of Programming Languages. MIT Press. This is an excellent introduction to both the operational and denotational semantics of programming languages. As far as this course is concerned, the relevant chapters are 2–4, 9 (sections 1,2, and 5), 11 (sections 1,2,5, and 6) and Hennessy.

•Pierce, B. () Types and Programming Languages. MIT Press. This is a graduate-level text, covering a great deal of material on programming language semantics.

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