X-Git-Url: http://lambda.jimpryor.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=lambda.git;a=blobdiff_plain;f=lambda_evaluator.mdwn;h=4a5b9dc0ec39a17f14cf4c564148b40acc9252e5;hp=6d0866c7ccc9ada00559fc9164914d43ab832076;hb=53dd78d21542f43fe9bc57b203010cdd5c77599b;hpb=516417f5f9ac78553dd1788e263878ff6016f21d diff --git a/lambda_evaluator.mdwn b/lambda_evaluator.mdwn index 6d0866c7..4a5b9dc0 100644 --- a/lambda_evaluator.mdwn +++ b/lambda_evaluator.mdwn @@ -1,6 +1,3 @@ -Lambda Evaluator ----------------- - This lambda evaluator will allow you to write lambda terms and evaluate (that is, normalize) them, and inspect the results. (This won't work in Racket, because Racket doesn't even try to represent the internal structure of a function in a human-readable way.) @@ -22,7 +19,7 @@ Blank lines are fine. *Abbreviations*: In an earlier version, you couldn't use abbreviations. `\x y. y x x` had to be written `(\x (\y ((y x) x)))`. We've upgraded the parser though, so now it should be able to understand any lambda term that you can. -*Constants*: (NOT YET IMPLEMENTED!) The combinators `S`, `K`, `I`, `C`, `B`, `W`, and `T` are pre-defined to their standard values. Also, integers will automatically be converted to Church numerals. (`0` is `\s z. z`, `1` is `\s z. s z`, and so on.) +*Constants*: The combinators `S`, `K`, `I`, `C`, `B`, `W`, and `T` are pre-defined to their standard values. Also, integers will automatically be converted to Church numerals. (`0` is `\s z. z`, `1` is `\s z. s z`, and so on.) @@ -38,11 +35,12 @@ let and = \l r. l r false in ) +do eta-reductions too - - - - + + + +
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