Datatypes in L2

  • Nick Chapman
  • Simon Finn
  • Michael P. Fourman
Invited Paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 859)

Abstract

We describe the axiomatisation of a subset of Standard ML's datatypes in L2 (the LAMBDA Logic). The subset includes parameterisation and mutual recursion but has restrictions on the use of function type construction. We sketch a set-theoretic model for these datatypes. Finally, we briefly discuss the relationship between L2's datatypes and datatypes in HOL.

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick Chapman
    • 1
  • Simon Finn
    • 1
  • Michael P. Fourman
    • 2
  1. 1.Abstract Hardware Ltd.UK
  2. 2.Abstract Hardware Ltd. and Edinburgh UniversityUK

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