9780201882957

Haskell The Craft of Functional Programming

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  • ISBN13:

    9780201882957

  • ISBN10:

    0201882957

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/22/2011
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

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Summary

One of the leading textbooks on Haskell programming, this third edition is thoroughly revised throughout and includes new material on testing and domain-specific languages and a variety of new examples and case studies, including simple games. Emphasises software engineering principles. Encourages a disciplined approach to building reusable libraries of software components. Case studies are used throughout the book to introduce new ideas, illustrate important concepts, and demonstrate how existing techniques work together. Case studies include: An interactive calculator programme. A coding and decoding system. A small queue simulation package. Companion website contains supporting material (such as visualisation tools and a substantial number of web links) to aid further study. Appendices contain information on Hugs errors.

Author Biography

Simon Thompson is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Kent. His research and teaching interests include functional programming and logical aspects of computer science.

Table of Contents

Basic Functional Programming
Introducing functional programming
Getting started with Haskell and Hugs
Basic types and definitions
Designing and writing programs
Data types: tuples and lists
Programming with lists
Reasoning about programs
Abstraction
Generalization: functions as arguments
Functions as values
Classes in Haskell
Checking types
Larger-Scale Programming
Algebraic types
Case study: Huffman codes
Abstract data types
Lazy programming
Input/output and interaction
Programming with monads
Program behaviour
Appendices
Bibliography
Index
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