David Turner


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David Turner

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Professor David A Turner. One of the pioneers of functional languages. He designed several languages, including, SASL (1976), KRC (1981), and Miranda, many of which were implemented using combinators and the S-K reduction machine which he defined.

He coined the name "ZF expression" for the list comprehension.

He worked at UKC and set up a company, Research Software Limited to market Miranda.
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Mark Bodger, 20, Nigel Martin, 25, and David Turner, 22, were just days into their adventure when their terror ordeal began.
In an environment where some investors are retreating, TCA members are continuing to invest in businesses that they understand and can help to succeed," said David Turner, president of Luxim Corporation, one of the recently funded companies.
Mark Bodger, 20, his brother Nigel Martin, 25, and David Turner, 22, aim to cycle 3,000 miles from Greece to Holland before getting the ferry home.
The 45-year-old fisherman, who has been named as Lee David Turner, from Plasmarl, was last seen losing his footing and falling from the Tawe lock gates into the River Tawe early on Saturday, November 7.
David Turner, 77, collapsed on a stairwell at the flat in Lincoln he shared with soulmate Mavis, 79, who died eight days earlier.
Recorder David Turner, QC, ordered McEvatt to attend a sex offenders programme and gave him a two-year community order with two years' supervision.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that FTI Consulting's Wayne Gibson and David Turner will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: “Big Data in Litigation: What it is and How it's Used by Economic Experts and Lawyers in Complex Litigation.
He is survived by his brother David Turner and his wife Judie of Millbury, his son, Glenn Turner of North Port, Fl, three daughters - Cynthia Rafferty and her husband Timothy of Sutton, Ma, Vickie Turner of Millbury, Ma, and Pamela Turner of Putnam, Ct.
We Would Like To Say a mas-sive thank you to David Turner (General Manager), Peter Hayes (Team Manager), Andy Doe (Shift Manager) and to all the other team members from the Tesco Teesside distribution centre, for their very generous donation of goods and time, to help our young people at Kirkleatham Hall School.
David Turner, 30, who goes by the stage name Junior Turner, picked up the Best Pop Song award with his latest single Save Me at the Indie Music Channel Awards.
David Turner and Edward Mosley already had consent to fill in the quarry at Hall Ing Road, Brockholes, but the three-year time limit to carry out the work lapses in April.