Advanced Topics in Types and Programming Languages by Benjamin C. Pierce

By Benjamin C. Pierce

The examine of kind platforms for programming languages now touches many parts of desktop technology, from language layout and implementation to software program engineering, community protection, databases, and research of concurrent and dispensed structures. This e-book deals available introductions to key rules within the box, with contributions via specialists on each one topic.

The themes coated contain targeted style analyses, which expand uncomplicated style structures to provide them a greater grip at the run time habit of structures; variety structures for low-level languages; functions of varieties to reasoning approximately desktop courses; variety concept as a framework for the layout of refined module platforms; and complicated innovations in ML-style sort inference.

Advanced issues in varieties and Programming Languages builds on Benjamin Pierce's kinds and Programming Languages (MIT Press, 2002); lots of the chapters could be available to readers acquainted with uncomplicated notations and methods of operational semantics and kind platforms -- the fabric coated within the first 1/2 the sooner book.

Advanced subject matters in forms and Programming Languages can be utilized within the school room and as a source for execs. such a lot chapters contain routines, ranging in trouble from quickly comprehension assessments to hard extensions, many with solutions.

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