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denotational description of programminglanguages

an introduction

by Michael J. C. Gordon

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael J. C. Gordon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22578340M
    ISBN 100387904336


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CHAPTER 9 DENOTATIONAL SEMANTICS Syntactically, a phrase in a programming language is defined in terms of its constituent parts by its BNF specification. The decomposition of language phrases into their subphrases is reflected in the abstract syntax of the pro- gramming language as well.

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In computer science, denotational semantics (initially known as mathematical semantics or Scott–Strachey semantics) is an approach of formalizing the meanings of programming languages by constructing mathematical objects (called denotations) that describe the meanings of expressions from the languages.

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