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Minus 1a5aa4f1c08b567c9107cba729de26bc87c17ab2b2f690eb45059193a1d6f587 Program Transformation via Contextual Assertions
Mason, I. A. and Talcott, C. L. - 1994

In this paper we describe progress towards a theory of tranformational program development. The transformation rules are based on a theory of contextual equivalence for functional languages with imperative features. Such notions of equivalence are fundamental for the process of program specification, derivation, transformation, refinement and other forms of code generation and optimization. This paper is dedicated to Professor Satoru Takasu.

Keywords: functional, imperative, ML, Scheme, program equivalence, program transformation, contextual assertion, VTLoE