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Under consideration for publication in Formal Aspects of Computing Towards a Linear Algebra of Programming

@inproceedings{Oliveira2012UnderCF,
  title={Under consideration for publication in Formal Aspects of Computing Towards a Linear Algebra of Programming},
  author={J. Oliveira},
  year={2012}
}
The Algebra of Programming (AoP) is a discipline for programming from specifications using relation algebra. Specification vagueness and nondeterminism are captured by relations. (Final) implementations are functions. Probabilistic functions are half way between relations and functions: they express the propensity, or likelihood of ambiguous, multiple outputs. This paper puts forward a basis for a Linear Algebra of Programming (LAoP) extending standard AoP towards probabilistic functions… 

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