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Third-order matching in the polymorphic lambda calculus

  • Jan Springintveld
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1074)

Abstract

We show that it is decidable whether a third-order matching problem in the polymorphic lambda calculus has a solution. We give an algorithm that, given such a problem, returns a substitution if it has a solution and fail otherwise.

Keywords

Type Variable Match Problem Polymorphic Variable Finite Order Object Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Springintveld
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  1. 1.Computing Science Institute Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of NijmegenGL NijmegenThe Netherlands

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