By Mary Shaw (auth.), Mary Shaw (eds.)

Alphard is a layout for a programming procedure that helps the abstraction and verification suggestions required via sleek program'ming technique. through the language layout procedure, we have been involved concurrently with difficulties of technique, correctness, and potency. Methodological issues are addressed via amenities for outlining new, task·specific abstractions that trap complicated notions by way of their meant houses, with out explicating them when it comes to particular low· point implementations. thoughts for verifying sure houses of those courses tackle the correctness matters. eventually, the language has been designed to allow compilation to effective item code. even if a compiler used to be no longer carried out, the study make clear specification matters and on programming method. an abstraction, specifying its habit Alphard language constructs permit a programmer to isolate publicly whereas localizing wisdom approximately its implementation. The verification of such an abstraction contains displaying that its implementation behaves in response to the general public specification. Given one of these verification, the abstraction can be used with self assurance to build higher·level, extra summary, courses. the most typical type of abstraction in Alphard corresponds to what's now referred to as an summary information style. An summary information sort contains a suite of values for parts of the sort and a collection of operations on these values. a brand new language build, the shape, offers the way to encapsulate the definitions of knowledge constructions and operations in this type of approach that basically public details can be accessed by means of the remainder of the program.

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Num-O and it holds. f)mod n + l)mod n + 1. num+l. num+1. 4a. ,1in holds t3in is true 4b. b',n)Nx • q'N)( For the function rieq 3. num-l } t1 0u t 1\ Ie Proof: t30u t is clear. num-lsn. 3. 4a. lin is true 4b. f'] • first(q'}. First(q') is defined since length(rep(z'»>O. ze 3. num' 1\ Ie 4a. lin is true 4b. num' ;:) x=length(q') Proof: As in step 1, Ie ;:) length(rep(z»-num. num' length(rep(z'» • length(q') QED 49 50 ALPHARD: FORM AND CONTENT Another way to implement a queue is to use a vector(T,O,n) rather than a vector(T,O,n-l).

Initialization Show: n>O { sp+-O } rep(v, 0) • nullseq 1\ OSspsn Proof: rep(v, 0) .. seq(v, 1, 0) .. , nullseq For the function pU3h 3. sp+lsn 4a. ,1in holds ,1in is true 4b. on pop 3. spsn 4a. ,1in holds ,1in is true 4b. sp} .. sp'-l) - leader(s'}. on top 3. spSn Proof: Clear 4a. spsn 37 Introduction to Language and Methodology 4b. sp') - last(s'). ction. empty 3. spsn 4a. lin is true 4b. sp)-nullseq) • (s-nullseq) QED The condition n~O is used implicitly in this proof. The stricter n>O is needed only to show that the four states are disjoint.

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