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A Constructive Semantics for Basic Aspect Constructs

  • Christiano Braga
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5700)

Abstract

Peter Mosses has contributed to computer science in many different ways. In particular, to programming language semantics. I had the pleasure, and the honor, to work with Peter Mosses as a PhD student and to collaborate with him afterwards. His work has greatly influenced my research interests. In this paper, I focus on his constructive approach to the semantics of programming languages. Constructive Semantics is an approach to the specification of programming language semantics that focuses on reuse. As new programming paradigms are developed, the library of reusable parts of semantic components provided by the constructive approach may be extended with new constructs to support the new paradigm. I propose constructs to support basic aspect-oriented programming concepts together with their Modular SOS semantics. Basic notions of structural operational semantics are assumed.

Keywords

Operational Semantic Action Semantic Denotational Semantic Concrete Syntax Semantic Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christiano Braga
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  1. 1.Universidade Federal FluminenseBrazil

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