Order-sorted Algebraic Specifications with Higher-order Functions

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    Abstract

    This paper gives a proposal for how order-sorted algebraic specification languages can be extended with higher-order functions. The approach taken is a generalisation to the order-sorted case of an approach given by Mller, Tarlecki and Wirsing for the many-sorted case. The main idea in the proposal is to only consider reachable extensional algebras. This leads to a very simple theory, where it is possible to relate the higher-order specifications to first-order specifications.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of AMAST'95
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    Publication date1995
    Pages133-151
    Publication statusPublished - 1995
    EventAlgebraic Methodology and Software Technology: 4th International Conference - Montreal, Canada
    Duration: 3 Jul 19957 Jul 1995

    Conference

    ConferenceAlgebraic Methodology and Software Technology
    Country/TerritoryCanada
    CityMontreal
    Period03/07/199507/07/1995

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