## A code generator framework for Isabelle/HOL (2007)

Venue: | Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern |

Citations: | 14 - 4 self |

### BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Haftmann07acode,

author = {Florian Haftmann and Tobias Nipkow},

title = {A code generator framework for Isabelle/HOL},

booktitle = {Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern},

year = {2007}

}

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### Abstract

Abstract. We present a code generator framework for Isabelle/HOL. It formalizes the intermediate stages between the purely logical description in terms of equational theorems and a programming language. Correctness of the translation is established by giving the intermediate languages (a subset of Haskell) an equational semantics and relating it back to the logical level. To allow code generation for SML, we present and prove correct a (dictionary-based) translation eliminating type classes. The design of our framework covers different functional target languages. 1 Introduction and related work Executing formal specifications is a well-established topic and many theorem provers support this activity by generating code in a standard programming language from a logical description, typically by translating an internal functional language to an external one:

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Citation Context ...rview Only the two last steps are carried out outside the logic; by making this layer as thin as possible, the amount of code to trust is kept minimal. 3 The Isabelle framework The logic Isabelle/HOL =-=[10]-=- is an extension of Isabelle’s meta logic, aminimal higher-order logic of simply typed lambda terms [12]. Propositions are terms of a distinguished type prop. Theorems are propositions constructed via... |

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Citation Context ...w to transform a set of equations conforming to some implementability restrictions into a program. Note that throughout this paper type classes refer to their classical formulation (see, for example, =-=[6]-=-). Note further that we can lump Haskell and SML together because we will only guarantee partial correctness of the generated code. Somewhat related but quite different is the work by Meyer and Wolff ... |

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Citation Context ...elle this code is also used for counter example search [2]. – The language of the theorem prover ACL2 is a subset of Common Lisp. – PVS allows evaluation of ground terms by translation to Common Lisp =-=[4]-=-. Though code generation forms an increasingly vital part of many theorem provers, its functionality is often not formalized and must be trusted. In the case of ACL2 this is justified because its logi... |

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Citation Context ...provers, its functionality is often not formalized and must be trusted. In the case of ACL2 this is justified because its logic is a subset of Common Lisp, but the addition of single-threaded objects =-=[3]-=-, which allow destructive updates, breaks this direct correspondence. The treatment of destructive updates in the Common Lisp code generated by PVS has been proved correct [14], although PVS code gene... |

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Citation Context ... single-threaded objects [3], which allow destructive updates, breaks this direct correspondence. The treatment of destructive updates in the Common Lisp code generated by PVS has been proved correct =-=[14]-=-, although PVS code generation in general appears to have not been formalized. Code generation for Coq is studied in great detail, e.g. [7]. One of the key differences to our work is that Coq is alrea... |

2 |
Executing Higher-Order Logic
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Citation Context ...ypically by translating an internal functional language to an external one: – Coq [15] can generate OCaml both from constructive proofs and explicitly defined recursive functions. – Both Isabelle/HOL =-=[1]-=- and HOL4 generate SML code. In the case of Isabelle this code is also used for counter example search [2]. – The language of the theorem prover ACL2 is a subset of Common Lisp. – PVS allows evaluatio... |

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Citation Context ...). Note further that we can lump Haskell and SML together because we will only guarantee partial correctness of the generated code. Somewhat related but quite different is the work by Meyer and Wolff =-=[9]-=-. They translate between shallow embeddings of functional programs in HOL by means of tactics, whereas we justify the translation once and for all, but do this outside HOL. There are many further diff... |

1 |
Constructive type classes
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Citation Context ...anguage (i.e. outside the logic). Within our framework of order-sorted algebra, dictionary construction is described as a translation (relative to some Γ ) of order-sorted types into dictionary terms =-=[17]-=-, lifted to terms and statements: – (|τ :: c|) maps a well-sortedness judgment to a corresponding dictionary, – (|t|) introduces dictionaries into a term t, – (|S|) transforms a program to its typecla... |