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Technical Report Number TR1997-1

Title
A theorem on refinement operators for logic program synthesis

Author
Nancy Lynn Tinkham
Department of Computer Science
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ 08028
E-mail: nlt@rowan.edu

Abstract

Upward and downward refinement operators can be used to order the space of program schemata; these operators make program generalization and synthesis more efficient. This paper presents a theorem relating a pair of refinement operators to the sets of goals covered by schemata.