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== General or introductory materials ==
 
== General or introductory materials ==
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=== Powerful metaphors, images ===
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* “In computing, a continuation is a representation of the execution state of a program (for example, the call stack) at a certain point in time” (Wikipedia's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation Continuation]).
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* “Continuations represent the future of a computation, as a function from an intermediate result to the final result“ ([http://www.nomaware.com/monads/html/contmonad.html Continuation monad] section in Jeff Newbern's All About Monads)
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=== Links ===
   
 
* Wikipedia's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation Continuation] is a surprisingly good introductory material on this topic. See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation-passing_style Continuation-passing style].
 
* Wikipedia's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation Continuation] is a surprisingly good introductory material on this topic. See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation-passing_style Continuation-passing style].

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1 General or introductory materials

1.1 Powerful metaphors, images

  • “In computing, a continuation is a representation of the execution state of a program (for example, the call stack) at a certain point in time” (Wikipedia's Continuation).
  • “Continuations represent the future of a computation, as a function from an intermediate result to the final result“ (Continuation monad section in Jeff Newbern's All About Monads)

1.2 Links

2 Continuation monad