single static assignment

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single static assignment definition

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(Also known as SSA form) A special form of code where each variable has only one single definition in the program code. "Static" comes from the fact that the definition site may be in a loop, thus dynamically executed several times.
SSA form is used for program optimization or static analysis and optimisation.
(2003-04-12)

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