Behavioral types in programming languages

Ancona, D. et al. (2016) Behavioral types in programming languages. Foundations and Trends in Programming Languages, 3(2-3), pp. 95-230. (doi: 10.1561/2500000031)

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A recent trend in programming language research is to use behavioral type theory to ensure various correctness properties of largescale, communication-intensive systems. Behavioral types encompass concepts such as interfaces, communication protocols, contracts, and choreography. The successful application of behavioral types requires a solid understanding of several practical aspects, from their representation in a concrete programming language, to their integration with other programming constructs such as methods and functions, to design and monitoring methodologies that take behaviors into account. This survey provides an overview of the state of the art of these aspects, which we summarize as the pragmatics of behavioral types.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gay, Professor Simon and Gesbert, Dr Nils
Authors: Ancona, D., Bono, V., Bravetti, M., Campos, J., Castagna, G., Deniélou, P.-M., Gay, S. J., Gesbert, N., Giachino, E., Hu, R., Johnsen, E. B., Martins, F., Mascardi, V., Montesi, F., Neykova, R., Ng, N., Padovani, L., Vasconcelos, V. T., and Yoshida, N.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:Foundations and Trends in Programming Languages
Publisher:Now Publishers Inc.
ISSN (Online):2325-1131
Published Online:21 July 2016
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 D. Ancona et al.
First Published:First published in Foundations and Trends in Programming Languages 3(2-3): 95-230
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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