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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)

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Abstract

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: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2009 11:15 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:31 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/20889 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Thompson, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2350-301X
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