Modelling compiler generation by graph grammars

  • Berthold Hoffmann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 153)


Attribute grammars (atgs, for short) are string rewriting systems, allowing programming languages to be defined together with their context conditions and translations. In this paper graph grammars are used to specify, in a very general way, the evaluators which are generated from atgs. These graph grammars are correct with respect to the languages derived by atgs, and specify meaningful parsers and compilers if the atgs satisfy some weak conditions.


Graph Production Derivation Tree Evaluation Rule Graph Grammar Derivation Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Berthold Hoffmann
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  1. 1.Projekt EAGLE, Sekr. FR 5-6TU BerlinBerlin 10

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