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1976 , Robert Milne, Christopher Strachey, A Theory of Programming Language Semantics :
We believe that the method of mathematical semantics has the applications and properties that we have just mentioned;
1977 , J. M. Brady, The Theory of Computer Science: A Programming Approach ^{[1]} :
Indeed, in Section 8 we offer a proof of the while rule of inference using the mathematical semantics of Scott and Strachey.
1979 , Program Construction: International Summer School :
The axiomatic approach is the more widely used of the two; nevertheless mathematical semantics offers several advantages.
1992 , Manfred Kersken, Francesca Saglietti, Software Fault Tolerance: Achievement and Assessment Strategies :
Strachey introduced the general method of defining mathematical semantics as a set of recursively defined functions from syntactic domains to semantic ...