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filter promotion definition

algorithm
In a generate and test algorithm, combining part of the filter with the generator in order to reduce the number of potential solutions generated. A trivial example:
filter ( [1..99]
where [1..n] generates the list of integers from 1 to n. Here the filter has been combined completely with the generator. This is an example of fusion.
(2005-03-18)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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