By Grazyna Mirkowska, Andrzej Salwicki

ISBN-10: 9027719284

ISBN-13: 9789027719287

The aim of this e-book is manyfold. it truly is meant either to give suggestions helpful in software program engineering and to reveal result of study on houses of those techniques.

The significant target of the ebook is to aid the reader in elaboration of his personal perspectives on foundations of computing. the current authors think that semantics of courses will constantly be the required beginning for each pupil of computing. in this beginning you possibly can build next layers of ability and information in desktop technology. Later one discovers extra questions of a unique nature, e.g. on expense and optimality of algorithms. This publication can be mostly fascinated with semantics.

Secondly, the e-book goals to provide a brand new set of logical axioms and inference ideas applicable for reasoning concerning the houses of algorithms. Such instruments are worthwhile for formalizing the verification and research of algorithms. The instruments might be of quality—they can be constant and whole. those and comparable necessities lead us towards metamathematical questions in regards to the constitution of algorithmic good judgment.

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Even the estimation of the complexity of algorithms can be formalized in AL. Let us observe that the formulas (if jff then K t tffi and (if /? then K fi)"+1 assert that the number of iterations of the loop-statement while /? do K od will not exceed the number n + 1. The whole system of Floyd-Hoare logic is included in AL, and thus all examples of the proofs in this systems are in AL. Floyd-Hoare logic (cf. Hoare, 1969) is not complete: not every valid semantic prop erty has a proof. Algorithmic logic supplements the missing parts of axiomatization.

Then K fi)"+1 assert that the number of iterations of the loop-statement while /? do K od will not exceed the number n + 1. The whole system of Floyd-Hoare logic is included in AL, and thus all examples of the proofs in this systems are in AL. Floyd-Hoare logic (cf. Hoare, 1969) is not complete: not every valid semantic prop erty has a proof. Algorithmic logic supplements the missing parts of axiomatization. , a rule of inference with infinitely many premises which is necessary for the completeness of the system.

1 can be reformulated as follows: For every valuation v 31, v |= fin(w hile y do M od) iff there exists a natural number / such that 31, v [= fin(Mf) and 31, v' [= ~ y , v r = M%(v). Sometimes it is convenient to have information as to whether the program diverges. Let loop (M) denote the formula ~ M true. Obviously, for every data structure 31 and valuation v 3l,^[=loop(M ) iff M has an infinite computation in the structure 31 and the valuation v. 2. 3 1 1= loop (5) = false, 40 II LOGIC OF DETERMINISTIC ITERATIVE PROGRAMS 31 [= loop (if y then M else M ' fi) = (loop(M) a y) v v ( ~ y Aloop(M')), 311= loop(begin M; M f end) — loop( M ) v M loop(M'), 31 loop (while y do M od) = O M y v U * f y then M f i (yAloop(M )).

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