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Programming with Sets

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Author:Dept. of Computer Science, New Mexico State University
Description: Using set-theoretic primitives as a conceptual tool in programming. Includes a discussion of the SETL and MIRANDA languages. Set-oriented programming means thinking and designing programs with set data abstractions in mind, trying to really exploit all the potentialities offered by set constructs. Non-determinism in set unification, set constraints, intensional set formers, are all features that potentially allow one to write programs in a more declarative fashion, and definitively to obtain simpler and more readable programs.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Math Topics: Set Theory, Computer Science

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