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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/7433
Title: Certification of Compiler Optimizations using Kleene Algebra with Tests
Authors: Patron, Maria-Cristina
Kozen, Dexter
Keywords: computer science
technical report
Issue Date: Dec-1999
Publisher: Cornell University
Citation: http://techreports.library.cornell.edu:8081/Dienst/UI/1.0/Display/cul.cs/TR99-1779
Abstract: We use Kleene algebra with tests to verify a wide assortment of common compiler optimizations, including dead code elimination, common subexpression elimination, copy propagation, loop hoisting, induction variable elimination, instruction scheduling, algebraic simplification, loop unrolling, elimination of redundant instructions, array bounds check elimination, and introduction of sentinels. In each of these cases, we give a formal equational proof of the correctness of the optimizing transformation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/7433
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