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Sultana, Nik; Thompson, Simon (2008)
Languages: English
Types: Unknown
Subjects: QA76

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ACM Ref: TheoryofComputation_LOGICSANDMEANINGSOFPROGRAMS
The paper surveys how software tools such as refactoring systems can be validated, and introduces a new mechanism, namely the extraction of a refactoring engine for a functional programming language from an Isabelle/HOL theory in which it is verified. This research is a first step in a programme to construct certified programming tools from verified theories. We also provide some empirical evidence of how refactoring can be of significant benefit in reshaping automatically-generated program code for use in larger systems.
  • The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

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