Refinement Types as Higher-Order Dependency Pairs

Cody Roux
Refinement types are a well-studied manner of performing in-depth analysis on functional programs. The dependency pair method is a very powerful method used to prove termination of rewrite systems; however its extension to higher-order rewrite systems is still the subject of active research. We observe that a variant of refinement types allows us to express a form of higher-order dependency pair method: from the rewrite system labeled with typing information, we build a type-level approximated...