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JAR
2010
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Equivariant Unification
Nominal logic is a variant of first-order logic with special facilities for reasoning about names and binding based on the underlying concepts of swapping and freshness. It serves ...
James Cheney
CORR
2010
Springer
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13 years 4 months ago
Nominal Unification from a Higher-Order Perspective
Abstract. Nominal Logic is an extension of first-order logic with equality, name-binding, name-swapping, and freshness of names. Contrarily to higher-order logic, bound variables a...
Jordi Levy, Mateu Villaret
TLCA
2005
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Avoiding Equivariance in Alpha-Prolog
αProlog is a logic programming language which is well-suited for rapid prototyping of type systems and operational semantics of typed λ-calculi and many other languages involving...
Christian Urban, James Cheney
FOSSACS
2005
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
A Simpler Proof Theory for Nominal Logic
Abstract. Nominal logic is a variant of first-order logic equipped with a “freshname quantifier” N and other features useful for reasoning about languages with bound names. I...
James Cheney
PPDP
2007
Springer
13 years 10 months ago
Mechanized metatheory model-checking
The problem of mechanically formalizing and proving metatheoretic properties of programming language calculi, type systems, operational semantics, and related formal systems has r...
James Cheney, Alberto Momigliano