Programming Languages as Technical Artifacts

Taken at face value, a programming language is defined by a formal grammar. But, clearly, there is more to it. By themselves, the naked strings of the language do not determine when a program is correct relative to some specification. For this, the constructs of the language must be given some seman...

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Published in:Philosophy & Technology, Vol. 27, No. 3 (2014), p. 377-397
Main Author: Turner, Raymond
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:2210-5441
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s13347-012-0098-z
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