Title

Grammers for Functional Languages

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1986

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Abstract

In the 1977 Turing award lecture [1] Backus introduced the applicative language FP and extended the language in [2]. It is a language driven by the notion of functional composition. Following the standard mathematical approach the method of evaluation was an innermost first composition driven strategy.

Comments

Presented at the CSC '86 Proceedings of the 1986 ACM Fourteenth Annual Conference on Computer Science, Cincinnati, OH.

DOI

10.1145/324634.325229