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Partial Evaluation and Automatic Program Generation

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Partial Evaluation and Automatic Program Generation
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Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN/ASIN: 0130202495
ISBN-13: 9780130202499
Number of pages: 400

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This book is about partial evaluation, a program optimization technique also known as program specialization. It presents general principles for constructing partial evaluators for a variety of programming languages, and it gives examples of applications and numerous references to the literature. Partial evaluation works with program texts rather than mathematical functions: a partial evaluator is an algorithm which, when given a program and some of its input data, produces a so-called residual or specialized program. Running the residual program on the remaining input data will yield the same result as running the original program on all of its input data.

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