K. Rustan M. Leino advocates developing in stages by using languages that offer both design level abstractions – types, contracts, higher-level constructs, ghost constructs- and implementation ones.
K. Rustan M. Leino is a Principal Researcher in the Research in Software Engineering (RiSE) group at Microsoft Research. He is known for his work on programming methods and program verification tools. He has led the Spec# project, which brings enforced pre- and post-conditions to the .NET platform. He is the architect of the Boogie, Dafny, ESC/Java, and ESC/Modula-3.
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