Reversible programming in 4_2

Paul G.M. Jansen

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    Abstract

    In this thesis the programming language 4_2 is described in detail. 4_2 is a reversible programming language which means roughly that the compilation of a program yields two executables, one corresponding to the normal direction of evaluation and one corresponding to the inverse direction of evaluation. The programming language is mainly imperative, though it also allows declarative elements. Another important aspect of 4_2 is that it is parametrized. On the basis of an example, namely the automatic translation project Rosetta, it is shown how 4_2 can be put into practice.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherInstituut voor Perceptie Onderzoek (IPO)
    Number of pages104
    Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 1992

    Publication series

    NameIPO rapport
    Volume856

    Bibliographical note

    Master thesis University of Amsterdam.

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