By Grazyna Mirkowska, Andrzej Salwicki
The aim of this publication is manyfold. it truly is meant either to offer recommendations helpful in software program engineering and to reveal result of learn on houses of those techniques.
The significant objective of the booklet is to assist the reader in elaboration of his personal perspectives on foundations of computing. the current authors think that semantics of courses will continuously be the required origin for each scholar of computing. in this origin you can still build next layers of ability and information in desktop technology. Later one discovers extra questions of a unique nature, e.g. on fee and optimality of algorithms. This e-book can be in general all for semantics.
Secondly, the e-book goals to provide a brand new set of logical axioms and inference ideas applicable for reasoning in regards to the houses of algorithms. Such instruments are worthwhile for formalizing the verification and research of algorithms. The instruments could be of quality—they could be constant and whole. those and comparable standards lead us towards metamathematical questions about the constitution of algorithmic common sense.
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Program M is correct with respect to an input for mula oc and an output formula p in a data structure 31 iff the formula (oc => Mfi) is valid in 31. 4. Program M is partially correct with respect to an input formula oc and an output formula f} in a data structure 31 iff 311= ( ( a a M true) => Mp). 3. The following program is partially correct with respect to the input formula (z = i a j = u) and the output formula z = (x + u) and is not correct in the data structure 91 (cf. 2) while y =£ 0 do z : = z + 1 ; y := y —1 od.
1. The expressions (1) (x = ((/• y) + z) a (z < y aO^ /)), ( ( ~ ? a p)=> (x + y ) - z < x + ( y - z )) are then open formulas. 2. The system
Let Z (1) (M~oc=> ~ Ma), be a set which consists of all formulas of the form where M is a program and a is a formula. Let 91 be an arbitrary data structure and v a valuation in 91. Suppose 91, v |= M ~ oc and non 91, v [= ~ Moc. Hence 91, v |= tzM ~oc and 91, ^ 1= Moc. Then there exists a finite computation of the program M such that its result satisfies the formula oc and the formula ~ a , which is a contradiction. Hence for every valuation v 9 I ,^ i= M ~ a implies 91, a | Thus, every data structure 91 is a model for the set of formulas Z.
Algorithmic Logic by Grazyna Mirkowska, Andrzej Salwicki