Developing a compiler for asdf has been a challenging task. The compilation of asdf is performed using an intermediate language muasf, an abstract syntax representation of asdf. Although asdf is quite simple to use, it provides a number of features which have an unclear semantics. By means of a number of examples in muasf and a more mathematical notation a number of these semantic issues are clarified. These examples are helpful for both the compiler designer and the specification writer.

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Software Engineering [SEN]
Software Analysis and Transformation

Bergstra, J., & van den Brand, M. (2000). Syntax and semantics of a high-level intermediate representation for ASF+SDF. Software Engineering [SEN]. CWI.