Adapting Proofs-as-Programs : The Curry-Howard Protocol by Iman Poernomo, Visit Amazon's John N. Crossley Page, search

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This monograph information a number of very important advances within the zone referred to as the proofs-as-programs paradigm, a suite of ways to constructing courses from proofs in optimistic good judgment. It serves the twin objective of delivering a state of the art evaluation of the sector and detailing instruments and strategies to stimulate additional learn. one of many book’s crucial topics is a common, summary framework for constructing new structures of software synthesis by way of adapting proofs-as-programs to new contexts, which the authors name the Curry--Howard Protocol. This protocol is used to supply novel functions for industrial-scale, complicated software program engineering: contractual valuable application synthesis and established software program synthesis. those functions represent an exemplary justification for the applicability of the protocol to diversified contexts. The publication is meant for graduate scholars in machine technological know-how or arithmetic who desire to expand their history in good judgment and kind conception in addition to achieve event operating with logical frameworks and useful evidence platforms. additionally, the proofs-as-programs learn group, and the broader computational common sense, formal tools and software program engineering groups will profit. The functions given within the ebook might be of curiosity for researchers operating within the aim challenge domain names.

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These terms can be considered well-formed and well-typed SML programs, where • We assume all programs are evaluated with respect to a preamble — a library consisting of data type and terminating function declarations. • All the functions and constants from the signature Σ are defined in the preamble. • Basic sorts correspond to assumed SML types that have been defined in the preamble. • Functional and product sorts t → u and sorts t ∗ u are taken as functional and product SML types t->u and t ∗ u respectively.

The resulting programs satisfy specifications of both side-effects and sideeffect-free return values. Also, by defining a constructive version of Hoare logic including proof-terms, we provide a type-theoretic description of Hoare logic that is useful for theoremproving implementations. 3 Structured proofs-as-programs and structured program synthesis We present a method, using a version of the logical system of [WCP98, Pet96], for obtaining SML programs from specifications written in the algebraic specification language CASL.

Recall that the axioms of ADT are given by a set of W F F (Σ) formulae, AX. To use these axioms, we use an introduction rule of the form A ∈ AX (Ax-I) Int A We permit a potentially infinite number of axioms in AX to be generated by schemata. 2 (General form of schema). A schema R parametrized ¯ terms y¯ and sorts Z, ¯ has the form over lists of predicates X, Γ1 Int F1 ... Γ Int Γn F Int Fn ¯ y¯; Z]) ¯ (R[X; When applying a schema, we must substitute actual predicates F¯ , terms t¯ and ¯ to form a rule of the form sorts S, Γ1 Int ¯ t¯/¯ ¯ Z] ¯ F1 [F¯ /X][ y ][S/ Γ Int ¯ t¯/¯ ¯ Z] ¯ .

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