Bruggink, Sander:
A Proof of Finite Family Developments for Higher-Order Rewriting using a Prefix Property
Utrecht: Utrecht University, 2006
(Technical Report ; 245)
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Titel:
A Proof of Finite Family Developments for Higher-Order Rewriting using a Prefix Property
Autor(in):
Bruggink, SanderLSF
Erscheinungsort
Utrecht
Verlag
Utrecht University
Erscheinungsjahr
2006
Umfang
23
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Titel:
Technical Report
in:
Band 245

Abstract:

A prefix property is the property that, given a reduction, the ancestor of a prefix of the target is a prefix of the source of the reduction. In this paper we prove a prefix property for the class of Higher-order Rewrite Systems with pattern (HRSs), by reducing it to a similar property of a $\lambda$-calculus with explicit substitutions. This prefix property is then used to prove that Higher-order Rewrite Systems enjoy Finite Family Developments. This property states that reductions in which the creation depth of the redexes is bounded are finite, and is a useful tool to prove various properties of HRSs.