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The formal semantics of programming languages

an introduction

by G. Winskel

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers) -- Semantics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-356) and index.

    StatementGlynn Winskel.
    SeriesFoundations of computing
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.7 .W555 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 361 p. :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1732097M
    ISBN 100262231697
    LC Control Number92036718

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Winskel, G. (Glynn) The formal semantics of programming languages: an introduction Glynn Winskel. - (Foundations of computing) Includes bibliographical references and index.

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These techniques will allow students to invent, formalize, and justify rules with which to reason about a variety of programming languages.

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