Inside 214-1E

Existential Pontification and Generalized Abstract Digressions

Getting a fix on fixpoints

Previously, we’ve drawn Hasse diagrams of all sorts of Haskell types, from data types to function types, and looked at the relationship between computability and monotonicity. In fact, all computable functions are monotonic, but not all monotonic functions are computable. Is there some description of functions that entails computability? Yes: Scott continuous functions. In this […]

  • December 13, 2010