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eta abstraction-Abstraction

eta abstraction-abstraction on the contrary is useful in `eager' languages to create a wrapper around a lambda-expression. In `lazy' languages like Lambda Calculus, A++, SML, Haskell, Miranda etc. eta conversion-conversion, abstraction and reduction alike, are mainly used within compilers. (See [Jon87] page 22.)

Eta Abstraction

Georg Loczewski 2003-08-07

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