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Richard Bird is famed for the clarity and rigour of his writing. His new textbook, which introduces functional programming to students, emphasises fundamental techniques for reasoning mathematically about functional programs. By studying the underlying equational laws, the book enables students to apply calculational reasoning to their programs, both to understand their properties and to make them more efficient. The book has been designed to fit a first- or second-year undergraduate course and is a thorough overhaul and replacement of his earlier textbooks. It features case studies in Sudoku and pretty-printing, and over 100 carefully selected exercises with solutions. This engaging text will be welcomed by students and teachers alike.Read more
- Introduces concepts and techniques without too much focus on one specific language
- Written by a world expert in functional programming and the calculation of algorithms
- End-of-chapter exercises and solutions make it suitable for self-study
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- Date Published: December 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107452640
- length: 354 pages
- dimensions: 245 x 174 x 20 mm
- weight: 0.65kg
- contains: 1 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. What is functional programming?
2. Expressions, types and values
5. A simple Sudoku solver
9. Infinite lists
10. Imperative functional programming
12. A simple equational calculator
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