Miranda Perea, Favio Ezequiel (2004): On Extensions of AF2 with Monotone and Clausular (Co)inductive Definitions. Dissertation, LMU München: Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics 

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Abstract
This thesis discusses some extensions of secondorder logic AF2 with primitive constructors representing least and greatest fixed points of monotone operators, which allow to define predicates by induction and coinduction. Though the expressive power of secondorder logic has been wellknown for a long time and suffices to define (co)inductive predicates by means of its (co)induction principles, it is more userfriendly to have a direct way of defining predicates inductively. Moreover recent applications in computer science oblige to consider also coinductive definitions useful for handling infinite objects, the most prominent example being the data type of streams or infinite lists. Main features of our approach are the use clauses in the (co)inductive definition mechanism, concept which simplifies the syntactic shape of the predicates, as well as the inclusion of not only (co)iteration but also primitive (co)recursion principles and in the case of coinductive definitions an inversion principle. For sake of generality we consider full monotone, and not only positive definitions, after all positivity is only used to ensure monotonicity. Working towards practical use of our systems we give them realizability interpretations where the systems of realizers are strongly normalizing extensions of the secondorder polymorphic lambda calculus, system F in Currystyle, with (co)inductive types corresponding directly to the logical systems via the CurryHoward correspondence. Such realizability interpretations are therefore not reductive: the definition of realizability for a (co)inductive definition is again a (co)inductive definition. As main application of realizability we extend the socalled programmingwithproofs paradigm of Krivine and Parigot to our logics, by means of which a correct program of the lambda calculus can be extracted from a proof in the logic.
Item Type:  Thesis (Dissertation, LMU Munich) 

Keywords:  secondorder logic AF2, system F, inductive types, coinductive types, realizability, inductive definitions, coinductive definitions, programmingwithproofs 
Subjects:  600 Natural sciences and mathematics 600 Natural sciences and mathematics > 510 Mathematics 
Faculties:  Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics 
Language:  English 
Date Accepted:  12. November 2004 
1. Referee:  Schwichtenberg, Helmut 
Persistent Identifier (URN):  urn:nbn:de:bvb:1928553 
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Signature of the printed copy:  0001/UMC 14150 
ID Code:  2855 
Deposited On:  25. Nov 2004 
Last Modified:  16. Oct 2012 07:44 