All About Maude - A High-Performance Logical Framework: How by Manuel Clavel, Francisco Durán, Steven Eker, Patrick

By Manuel Clavel, Francisco Durán, Steven Eker, Patrick Lincoln, Narciso Martí-Oliet, José Meseguer, Carolyn Talcott

This booklet supplies a finished account of Maude, a language and approach in response to rewriting good judgment. Many examples are used during the booklet to demonstrate the most rules and contours of Maude, and its many attainable makes use of. Maude modules are rewrite theories. Computation with such modules is - cient deduction via rewriting. as a result of its logical foundation and its preliminary version semantics,aMaudemodulede?nesaprecisemathematicalmodel.Thismeans that Maude and its formal device atmosphere can be utilized in 3, together reinforcing methods: • as a declarative programming language; • as an executable formal speci?cation language; and • as a proper veri?cation procedure. Maude’s rewriting good judgment is straightforward, but very expressive. this provides Maude reliable representational functions as a semantic framework to officially symbolize a variety of platforms, together with versions of concurrency, dispensed al- rithms, community protocols, semantics of programming languages, and versions of phone biology. Rewriting common sense can be an expressive common logic,making Maude a ?exible logical framework during which many di?erent logics and - ference platforms may be represented and mechanized. This makes Maude an invaluable metatool to construct many different instruments, together with these in its personal formal device setting. because of the logic’s simplicity and using complicated semi-compilation suggestions, Maude has a high-performance implementation, making it aggressive with different declarative programming languages.

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7 How to Read This Book This book is quite true to its title: it gives a fairly complete account of Maude in all its aspects. It is almost a Maude encyclopedia. This is in principle a good thing, but must be borne in mind when reading the book. Usually, one does not read an encyclopedia cover to cover. Instead, one is interested in certain topics and goes directly to the entries for those topics. This style of reading should, up to a point, be also possible here. However, the complete independence between voices such as Byzantium and topology in an encyclopedia does not hold to the same extent between the different parts of this book: there are, indeed, some obvious inter-relations.

It is almost a Maude encyclopedia. This is in principle a good thing, but must be borne in mind when reading the book. Usually, one does not read an encyclopedia cover to cover. Instead, one is interested in certain topics and goes directly to the entries for those topics. This style of reading should, up to a point, be also possible here. However, the complete independence between voices such as Byzantium and topology in an encyclopedia does not hold to the same extent between the different parts of this book: there are, indeed, some obvious inter-relations.

Another important issue worth pointing out is that we can write single line and multiline comments anywhere inside a module or a file. Single line comments are started by either *** or ---, and ended by the end of line. Multiline comments are started by ***( and ended by ). Parentheses must balance within multiline comments. edu. A moderated list for the discussion of topics of general interest to all Maude users. This list is typically lowtraffic, and contains items such as calls for papers, announcements of new Maude related papers, and notifications of new releases of Maude.

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