Item description for Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture: 5th ACM Conference. Cambridge, MA, USA, August 26-30, 1991 Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) by John Hughes...
This book offers a comprehensive view of the best and the latest work in functional programming. It is the proceedings of a major international conference and contains 30 papers selected from 126 submitted. A number of themes emerge. One is a growing interest in types: powerful type systems or type checkers supporting overloading, coercion, dynamic types, and incremental inference; linear types to optimize storage, and polymorphic types to optimize semantic analysis. The hot topic of partial evaluation is well represented: techniques for higher-order binding-time analysis, assuring termination of partial evaluation, and improving the residual programs a partial evaluator generates. The thorny problem of manipulating state in functional languages is addressed: one paper even argues that parallel programs with side-effects can be "more declarative" than purely functional ones. Theoretical work covers a new model of types based on projections, parametricity, a connection between strictness analysis and logic, and a discussion of efficient implementations of the lambda-calculus. The connection with computer architecture and a variety of other topics are also addressed.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 1.44" Weight: 2.07 lbs.
Release Date Sep 12, 1991
ISBN 3540543961 ISBN13 9783540543961
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