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Automatic Programming Techniques Applied to Software Development An Approach Based on Exception Handling

  • Michel Bidoit
  • Francesca Losavio
  • Christian Gresse
  • Françoise Schlienger
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Abstract

Abstract

A running system (APEX) is presented which provides powerful support to the user while designing programs with exception handling. This system automatically constructs ADA programs by decomposition of the data they deal with. Data are specified within a knowledge-base as algebraic data types having associated decomposition schemes and ADA implementations. Different These strategies may be combined with the decomposition schemes in order to build several programs solving the same problem. Emphasis is put on the fact that exception handling be used as a major automatic program construction technique.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Bidoit
    • 1
  • Francesca Losavio
    • 1
  • Christian Gresse
    • 2
  • Françoise Schlienger
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Recherche en InformatiqueUniversité Paris-SudOrsayFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’ InformatiqueUniversité d’ OrléansOrléansFrance

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