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Professor David A Turner. One of the pioneers of functional languages. He designed several languages, including, SASL (1976), KRC (1981), and Miranda, many of which were implemented using combinators and the S-K reduction machine which he defined.
He coined the name "ZF expression" for the list comprehension.
He worked at UKC and set up a company, Research Software Limited to market Miranda.
(1994-12-06)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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