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Backward pair sharing analysis. (English) Zbl 1122.68379
Kameyama, Yukiyoshi (ed.) et al., Functional and logic programming. 7th international symposium, FLOPS 2004, Nara, Japan, April 7–9, 2004. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 3-540-21402-X/pbk). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2998, 132-146 (2004).
Summary: This paper presents a backward sharing analysis for logic programs. The analysis computes pre-conditions for a query that guarantee a given post-condition is satisfied after the query is successfully executed. The analysis uses a pair sharing domain and is capable of inferring pre-conditions that ensure the absence of sharing. This, in turn, has many applications in logic programming. The work is unique in that it demonstrates that backward analysis is applicable even for properties that are not closed under instantiation.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1048.68005].
MSC:
68N17 Logic programming
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