Lambda-Calculus and Combinators by J. Roger Hindley
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Lambda-Calculus and Combinators
By J. Roger Hindley

Lambda-Calculus and Combinators

An Introduction 2nd Revised edition

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Lambda-Calculus and Combinators by J. Roger Hindley

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Combinatory logic and lambda-calculus, originally devised in the 1920s, have since developed into linguistic tools, especially useful in programming languages. The authors' previous book served as the main reference for introductory courses on lambda-calculus for over 20 years: this version is thoroughly revised and offers an account of the subject with the same authoritative exposition. The grammar and basic properties of both combinatory logic and lambda-calculus are discussed, followed by an introduction to type-theory. Typed and untyped versions of the systems, and their differences, are covered. Lambda-calculus models, which lie behind much of the semantics of programming languages, are also explained in depth. The treatment is as non-technical as possible, with the main ideas emphasized and illustrated by examples. Many exercises are included, from routine to advanced, with solutions to most at the end of the book.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521898850
ISBN-10: 0521898854
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 358
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - J. Roger Hindley

J. Roger Hindley is an Honorary Research Fellow at Swansea University, Wales. His main research interests are Lambda-calculus and combinatory logic and he has taught at many international universities including Bristol University, Pennsylvania State University and Tokyo Institute of technology. This is his 7th book. Jonathan P. Seldin is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

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