Logo

Practical Foundations for Programming Languages

Large book cover: Practical Foundations for Programming Languages

Practical Foundations for Programming Languages
by


Number of pages: 470

Description:
This is a working draft of a book on the foundations of programming languages. The central organizing principle of the book is that programming language features may be seen as manifestations of an underlying type structure that governs its syntax and semantics. The emphasis, therefore, is on the concept of type, which codiļ¬es and organizes the computational universe in much the same way that the concept of set may be seen as an organizing principle for the mathematical universe. The purpose of this book is to explain this remark.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Dictionary of Programming LanguagesDictionary of Programming Languages
by
The Dictionary of Programming Languages is an online compendium of computer coding methods assembled to provide information and aid your appreciation for computer science history. The dictionary currently has over 120 entries.
(9622 views)
Book cover: Elements of ProgrammingElements of Programming
by - Semigroup Press
This book applies the deductive method to programming by affiliating programs with the abstract mathematical theories. Specification of these theories, algorithms and theorems and lemmas describing their properties are presented together.
(655 views)
Book cover: Understanding Programming LanguagesUnderstanding Programming Languages
by - John Wiley & Sons
The book explains what alternatives are available to the language designer, how language constructs should be used for safety and readability, how language constructs are implemented, the role of language in expressing and enforcing abstractions.
(12698 views)
Book cover: Computational Category TheoryComputational Category Theory
by
The book is a bridge-building exercise between computer programming and category theory. Basic constructions of category theory are expressed as computer programs. It is a first attempt at connecting the abstract mathematics with concrete programs.
(14467 views)