Learning Abstractions for Program Synthesis

@inproceedings{Wang2018LearningAF,
  title={Learning Abstractions for Program Synthesis},
  author={Xinyu Wang and Greg Anderson and Isil Dillig and Kenneth L. McMillan},
  booktitle={CAV},
  year={2018}
}
Many example-guided program synthesis techniques use abstractions to prune the search space. While abstraction-based synthesis has proven to be very powerful, a domain expert needs to provide a suitable abstract domain, together with the abstract transformers of each DSL construct. However, coming up with useful abstractions can be non-trivial, as it requires both domain expertise and knowledge about the synthesizer. In this paper, we propose a new technique for learning abstractions that are… 

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