Introduction to Functional Programming Systems Using Haskell


The basic concepts of applicative programming are presented using the language Haskell for examples.
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"...a very readable and understandable introduction to functional programming. It provides many concrete programming examples written in Haskell and discusses several design principles that seem to be unique to functional programming. I would recommend this book to all professional software developers for its discussion of software design using higher-order functions and streams. The book is perfect for an undergraduate course on functional programming. Haskell compilers are available from the research community, so students can get hands-on experience. Graduate students should be able to read this book on their own for an introduction to functional programming, the lambda calculus, polymorphic types, and combinatory logic." Reginald Meeson, ACM SIGPLAN Notices
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521258302
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/18/1992
  • Series: Cambridge Computer Science Texts Series
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Introduction to functional programs; 3. Techniques and methods; 4. Types; 5. Lambda calculus; 6. Applicative implementation; 7. Lazy evaluation; 8. Implementation of lazy evaluation; 9. Correctness; 10. Applicative program transformation; 11. Parallel evaluation; Bibliography; Appendices; Index.

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