A new compilation technique for left-linear term rewriting systems is presented, where rewrite rules are transformed into so-called minimal rewrite rules. These minimal rules have such a simple form that they can be viewed as instructions for an abstract rewriting machine (ARM).

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Fokkink, W.J, Kamperman, J.F.T, & Walters, H.R. (1997). Within ARM's reach : compilation of left-linear rewrite systems via minimalrewrite systems. Software Engineering [SEN]. CWI.