Artifact Details

Title

Function level programming and the FL language

Catalog Number

102724509

Type

Moving image

Date

1987-10

Credits

Backus, John

Publisher

University Video Communications

Duration

00:47:00

Format

U-matic

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

From University Video Communications' catalog:

"Design goals of the experimental language FL. Object level versus function level programs. Examples. Combining forms, equational theorems, algebraic program transformation. Patterns, infix, precedence. Higher order functions, fixpoints in a structural language. Types, filters and type inference. Functionality of programs, histories, I/O and files."

Category

Lecture

Collection Title

University Video Communications lectures

Series Title

Distinguished Lecture Series : Legends and Visions

Credit

Gift of University Video Communications

Lot Number

X6636.2013