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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David Turner and John Fisher, who set up Action 4 Bullying, will appear before city magistrates on February 6.
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Speaking at the time, headteacher David Turner said the whole community was "devastated by the fire", but was overwhelmed at the support of staff, parents, and other schools, as the clean-up operation took place.
David Turner, Chief Executive Officer of Chiang-Mai-based Lanna SoftWorks Company Ltd, said that even if companies were not affected by last weekend's "ransom-ware" attack, that event should act as a huge wake-up call around the world.
David Turner, of Bangor-on Dee, Wrexham, died of mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer, on February 25 this year, His death at the age of 83, came just days after his claim was served on Balfour Beatty PLC, successors in title to British Insulated Callendar Cables (BICC) Ltd, who were Mr Turner's former employers.
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.
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.
Moos r beat Heworth with a 3-2 triumph achieved on the last hole of the last match of their semi-final at Wynyard, David Turner overcoming Brett McAllister after being down for long periods.
David Turner, 59, from Wirral, said: "I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2011.
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.