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Polymorphic type schemes and recursive definitions

  • Alan Mycroft
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 167)

Abstract

An extension to Milner's polymorphic type system is proposed and proved correct. Such an extension appears to be necessary for the class of languages with mutually recursive top-level definitions. We can now ascribe a more general type to such definitions than before.

Keywords

Type Scheme Type Rule Type Assignment Type Constructor Recursive Definition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Mycroft
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  1. 1.Programming Methodology GroupInstitutionen för Informationsbehandling Chalmers Tekniska HögskolaGöteborgSweden

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