Transformation strategies for deriving on line programs

  • Alberto Pettorossi
Program Schemes And Programming
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 214)


We consider a class of programs whose output is a sequence of "elementary actions" or "moves". We provide some transformation strategies for deriving efficient iterative programs which exhibit a "on-line behaviour", i.e. producing the output moves, one at the time, according to a given sequence ordering. Our methods also give an answer to a long standing challenge [Hay77] for deriving a very fast on-line program for the Towers of Hanoi (and similarly defined) problems.


Recursive Call Procedure Find Information Processing Letter Recursive Program Iterative Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Pettorossi
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  1. 1.IASI CNRRomaItaly

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