Steps towards a theory and calculus of aliasing
A theory, graphical notation, mathematical calculus and implementation for finding whether two given expressions can, at execution time, denote references attached to the same object. Intended as the basis for a comprehensive solution to the "frame problem" and as a complement to, or even a replacement for, separation logic, shape analysis, ownership types and dynamic frames.
- Pub Date:
- January 2010
- Computer Science - Software Engineering;
- Computer Science - Programming Languages;
- Revision of original JOT paper. To appear in IJSI (International Journal of Software and Informatics) in 2011. The original title was: The theory and calculus of aliasing