Deriving Analysers by Folding/Unfolding of Natural Semantics and a Case Study: Slicing

  • Valérie Gouranton
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1503)

Abstract

We consider specifications of analysers expressed as compositions of two functions: a semantic function, which returns a natural semantics derivation tree, and a property defined by recurrence on derivation trees. A recursive definition of a dynamic analyser can be obtained by fold/unfold program transformation combined with deforestation. A static analyser can then be derived by abstract interpretation of the dynamic analyser. We apply our framework to the derivation of a dynamic backward slicing analysis for a logic programming language.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valérie Gouranton
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  1. 1.IRISA/INRIA, IFSICRennesFrance

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