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single assignment

(programming)
A property of variables in a functional language. If a variable is only assigned a value once then an instance of that variable is thereafter semantically equivalent to the value. SISAL is an example of a language with this property.

See also zero assignment.
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As well an impressive 100% attendance record, Hannah has received a distinction for every single assignment undertaken during her time with the Brotton school.
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They convert programs into their loop-free equivalents and, next, into the static single assignment form.
But it's also an issue on a smaller scale, when you're talking about a single classroom and a single assignment.
Some collaborators produced a single assignment for a specific course (Glasberg and others, 1990; Abowitz 1994).
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He has already suggested that instead of coursework in every subject, students should be given a single assignment.

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