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A systematic approach is given for deriving incremental programs that exploit caching. The <italic>cache-and-prune</italic> method presented in the article consists of three stages: (I) the original program is extended to cache the results of all its intermediate subcomputations as well as the final result, (II)) the extended program is incrementalized so(More)
This article describes a method for transforming any given set of Datalog rules into an efficient specialized implementation with guaranteed worst-case time and space complexities, and for computing the complexities from the rules. The running time is optimal in the sense that only useful combinations of facts that lead to all hypotheses of a rule being(More)
Concurrent Class Machines are a novel state-machine model that directly captures a variety of object-oriented concepts, including classes and inheritance, objects and object creation, methods, method invocation and exceptions , multithreading and abstract collection types. The model can be understood as a precise definition of UML activity diagrams which,(More)
This paper presents program analyses and transformations that discover a general class of auxiliary information for any incremental computation problem. Combining these techniques with previous techniques for caching intermediate results, we obtain a systematic approach that transforms nonincremental programs into efficient incremental programs that use and(More)
This paper describes a general approach for automatic and accurate time-bound analysis. The approach consists of transformations for building time-bound functions in the presence of partially known input structures, symbolic evaluation of the time-bound function based on input parameters, optimizations to make t h e o verall analysis ecient a s w ell as(More)