Semantics and Analyses for JavaScript and the Web

  • Shriram Krishnamurthi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7460)


The Web’s lingua franca, JavaScript, is a large and complex language with an unconventional object model, a highly dynamic semantics, and many nonorthogonal features. We therefore defined λ JS , a core language for JavaScript that presents just a small set of essential constructs. This core language was designed to be friendly to the needs of analysis and proof.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shriram Krishnamurthi
    • 1
  1. 1.Brown UniversityUSA

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