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Interactive Functional Programs: a Method and a Formal Semantics

Thompson, Simon (1987) Interactive Functional Programs: a Method and a Formal Semantics. Technical report. Computing Laboratory, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK (KAR id:20889)


In this paper we present a model of interactive programs in a purely

as lazy lists. We show how programs may be constructed in an ad hoc

form the basis for a disciplined approach to writing such programs.

input and output are interleaved by the functions can be unpredictable.

behaviour, to explain the interleaving of input and output, and give a

claim that the combinators have the intuitively expected behaviour, and

finally contrast our approach with another.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical report)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2009 11:15 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 04:03 UTC
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