functional programming language


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functional programming language

(language)
A language that supports and encourages functional programming.
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In this paper, we have suggested a formal model for presenting a data mining algorithm on the basis of [lambda] calculus theory [25-27] and its practical implementation in an object-oriented language in accordance with functional programming language principles.
Targeting programmers experienced with traditional imperative programming languages such as C++ or Java, but also accessible to those new to computer languages, this beginner's guide to the Haskel functional programming language examines the unique characteristics of Haskell and provides step-by-step instructions for getting started with this interesting and unusual language.
Specific papers cover such subjects as proof support for general type classes, generic proofs for combinator-based generic programs, building certifies components within FOCAL, calculating an exceptional machine, generalizing the AUGMENT combinator, a functional programming language that supports typed open programming, experiments with GHC's optimizer, disjoint forms in graphical user interfaces and a graphic functional-dataflow language.
Rust takes many cues from functional programming languages, and has many features - such as patten matching - that will be familiar to those who like functional languages.
In The 4th International Conference on Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture, 1989, pp.
Members of the advisory board apply their expertise, which includes network processing, processor architecture, computer science, video infrastructure, and functional programming languages, to give advice to Ambric technologists and management.
Consultant and teacher Harrop expects F# to become one of the world's most popular functional programming languages for scientists of all disciplines, and not only because it is free.
The foundations of functional programming languages are examined from both historical and technical perspectives.

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