Assembler to C migration using the FermaT transformation system

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dc.contributor.author Ward, Martin
dc.date.accessioned 2005-09-05T18:19:26Z
dc.date.available 2005-09-05T18:19:26Z
dc.date.issued 2005-09-05T18:19:26Z
dc.identifier.citation Ward, M. (1999) Assembler to C migration using the FermaT transformation system. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance 1999, pp. 67
dc.identifier.other IR/2005/16
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2086/39
dc.description.abstract The FermaT transformation system, based on research carried out over the last twelve years at Durham University and Software Migrations Ltd., is an industrial-strength formal transformation engine with many applications in program comprehension and language migration. This paper describes one application of the system: the migration of IBM 370 Assembler code to equivalent, maintainable C code. We present an example of using the tool to migrate a small, but complex, assembler module to C with no manual intervention required. We briefly discuss a mass migration exercise where 1,925 assembler modules were successfully migrated to C code. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries STRL en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 1999-5 en
dc.subject assembler en
dc.subject migration en
dc.subject comprehension en
dc.subject formal methods en
dc.subject WSL en
dc.subject wide spectrum language en
dc.subject program transformation en
dc.subject legacy systems en
dc.subject restructuring en
dc.title Assembler to C migration using the FermaT transformation system en
dc.type Article en
dc.researchgroup Software Technology Research Laboratory (STRL)


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