# Algebraic semantics (computer science)

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In computer science, algebraic semantics is a form of axiomatic semantics based on algebraic laws for describing and reasoning about program semantics in a formal manner.

## References

• Eric G. Wagner (1995). "Algebraic Semantic". In Samson Abramsky, Dov M. Gabbay, Thomas S. E. Maibaum. Handbook of Logic in Computer Science: Semantic structures 3. Clarendon Press. ISBN 9780198537625.
• Joseph Goguen; Grant Malcolm (1996). Algebraic semantics of imperative programs. MIT Press. ISBN 9780262071727.