From KISS to Implementation: A Study of Problems, Solutions and Open Issues

Andrea Valente, Patrick van Bommel

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Abstract

A main idea in this paper is that KFD is a formal language, so we can forget about C++ or other implementation languages, and consider KFD as a very high level programming language. KFD is readable, normally small and closer to informal specification than any other languages, but it's not ambiguous and quite easy to parse, in order to produce code for the system. This means that KFD is really a portable language and that we can improve, optimize, implementation technique in future without involving the KFD programmers, or existing KFD definition of a system. When we create a complete KISS formal description of a system, we are definitely writing a program.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTechnical Note CSI N9505 : University of Nijmegen (NL)
Number of pages55
Publication dateNov 1995
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1995

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