Generic terms having no polymorphic types

  • Sophie Malecki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 443)


We define a set ς2 of lambda-terms for which we decide typing in system F.

As the algorithm uses normalizability in an essential way, we also characterize normalizable terms in ς2. This allows us to connect the two properties and to build many non-typable terms, normalizable or not.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sophie Malecki
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  1. 1.Equipe de logique mathématiqueUniversite Paris VII - C.N.R.S. U.R.A. 753France

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