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Aquarium: Cassiopea and Alewife Languages.

@article{Holland2019AquariumCA,
  title={Aquarium: Cassiopea and Alewife Languages.},
  author={David A. Holland and Jingmei Hu and Ming Kawaguchi and Eric Lu and Stephen Chong and Margo I. Seltzer},
  journal={arXiv: Programming Languages},
  year={2019}
}
This technical report describes two of the domain-specific languages used in the Aquarium kernel code synthesis project. It presents the language cores in terms of abstract syntax. Cassiopea is a machine description language for describing the semantics of processor instruction sets. Alewife is a specification language that can be used to write machine-independent specifications for assembly-level instruction blocks. An Alewife specification can be used to verify and synthesize code for any… Expand
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