Recursive Specification of Data Types

  • Ernest G. Manes
  • Michael A. Arbib
Part of the Texts and Monographs in Computer Science book series (MCS)

Abstract

Just as posets generalize categories, the Kleene fixed point theorem of 6.2.13 generalizes to provide a “co-continuous” endofunctor ψ: CC with a least fixed point as the “colimit” of the “right chain”

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Notes and References for Chapter 11

  1. M. B. Smyth, “Category-theoretic solution of recursive domain equations,” in Theory of Computation Report No. 14, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, 1976.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest G. Manes
    • 1
  • Michael A. Arbib
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Computer Science, Neurobiology and PhysiologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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