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Types and programming languages

Author: Benjamin C Pierce
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2002.
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A type system is a syntactic method for automatically checking the absence of certain erroneous behaviors by classifying program phrases according to the kinds of values they compute. The study of type systems--and of programming languages from a type-theoretic perspective -- -has important applications in software engineering, language design, high-performance compilers, and security. This text provides a  Read more...
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Pierce, Benjamin C.
Types and programming languages.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001044428
(OCoLC)47705787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin C Pierce
ISBN: 058544269X 9780585442693 0262256819 9780262256810
OCLC Number: 51958338
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 623 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Mathematical preliminaries --
[pt]. 1. Untyped systems --
3. Untyped arithmetic expressions --
4. An ML implementation of arithmetic expressions --
5. The untyped Lambda-calculus --
6. Nameless representation of terms --
7. An ML implementation of the Lambda-calculus --
[pt]. 2. Simple types --
8. Typed arithmetic expressions --
9. Simply typed Lambda-calculus --
10. An ML implementation of simple types --
11. Simple extensions --
12. Normalization --
13. References --
14. Exceptions --
[pt]. 3. Subtyping --
15. Subtyping --
16. Metatheory of subtyping --
17. An ML implementation of subtyping --
18. Case study : imperative objects --
19. Case study : featherweight Java --
[pt]. 4. Recursive types --
20. Recursive types --
21. Metatheory of recursive types --
[pt.]. 5. Polymorphism --
22. Type reconstruction --
23. Universal types --
24. Existential types --
25. An ML implementation of system F --
26. Bounded quantification --
27. Case study : imperative objects, redux --
28. Metatheory of bounded quantification --
[pt]. 6. Higher-order systems --
29. Type operators and kinding --
30. Higher-order polymorphism --
31. Higher-order subtyping.
Responsibility: Benjamin C. Pierce.

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