A Gentle Introduction to ML
by Andrew Cumming
Publisher: Napier University 1998
Functional languages such as ML, Hope and Lisp allow us to develop programs which will submit logical analysis relatively easily. Using a functional language we can make assertions about programs and prove these assertions to be correct.
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