Inside 206-105

Existential Pontification and Generalized Abstract Digressions

Bananas, Lenses, Envelopes and Barbed Wire
A Translation Guide

One of the papers I've been slowly rereading since summer began is "Functional Programming with Bananas, Lenses, Envelopes and Barbed Wire", by Erik Meijer, Maarten Fokkinga and Ross Paterson. If you want to know what {cata,ana,hylo,para}morphisms are, this is the paper to read: section 2 gives a highly readable formulation of these morphisms for the […]

  • May 26, 2010