Functional Programming With Relations

Hutton, Graham (1991) Functional Programming With Relations. In: Proceedings of the 1990 Glasgow Workshop on Functional Programming, Ullapool, Scotland.

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While programming in a relational framework has much to offer over the functional style in terms of expressiveness, computing with relations is less efficient, and more semantically troublesome. In this paper we propose a novel blend of the functional and relational styles. We identify a class of "causal relations", which inherit some of the bi-directionality properties of relations, but retain the efficiency and semantic foundations of the functional style.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Computer Science
Depositing User: Hutton, Graham
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 20:33

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