### Abstract

Language | English |
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Title of host publication | 26th Annual IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS) 2011 |

Publisher | IEEE |

Pages | 65-74 |

Number of pages | 10 |

ISBN (Electronic) | 9780769544120 |

ISBN (Print) | 9781457704512 |

DOIs | |

Status | Published - 2011 |

Event | 26th Annual IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science - Toronto, ON, Canada Duration: 21 Jun 2011 → 24 Jun 2011 |

### Publication series

Name | Annual Symposium on Logic in Computer Science |
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Publisher | IEEE |

ISSN (Print) | 1043-6871 |

### Conference

Conference | 26th Annual IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science |
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Abbreviated title | LICS 2011 |

Country | Canada |

City | Toronto, ON |

Period | 21/06/11 → 24/06/11 |

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*26th Annual IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS) 2011*(pp. 65-74). (Annual Symposium on Logic in Computer Science). IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/LICS.2011.19

**Imperative programs as proofs via game semantics.** / Churchill, Martin; Laird, James; McCusker, Guy.

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*26th Annual IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS) 2011.*Annual Symposium on Logic in Computer Science, IEEE, pp. 65-74, 26th Annual IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science, Toronto, ON, Canada, 21/06/11. DOI: 10.1109/LICS.2011.19

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N2 - Game semantics extends the Curry-Howard isomorphism to a three-way correspondence: proofs, programs, strategies. But the universe of strategies goes beyond intuitionistic logics and lambda calculus, to capture stateful programs. In this paper we describe a logical counterpart to this extension, in which proofs denote such strategies. We can embed intuitionistic first-order linear logic into this system, as well as an imperative total programming language. The logic makes explicit use of the fact that in the game semantics the exponential can be expressed as a final co algebra. We establish a full completeness theorem for our logic, showing that every bounded strategy is the denotation of a proof.

AB - Game semantics extends the Curry-Howard isomorphism to a three-way correspondence: proofs, programs, strategies. But the universe of strategies goes beyond intuitionistic logics and lambda calculus, to capture stateful programs. In this paper we describe a logical counterpart to this extension, in which proofs denote such strategies. We can embed intuitionistic first-order linear logic into this system, as well as an imperative total programming language. The logic makes explicit use of the fact that in the game semantics the exponential can be expressed as a final co algebra. We establish a full completeness theorem for our logic, showing that every bounded strategy is the denotation of a proof.

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