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== Illatice Combinatory Logic ==
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== Illative Combinatory Logic ==
   
 
To see how Illative [[CombinatoryLogic]] deals with dependent types, see combinator '''G''' described in [http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/246934.html Systems of Illative Combinatory Logic complete for first-order propositional and predicate calculus] by Henk Barendregt, Martin Bunder, Wil Dekkers.
 
To see how Illative [[CombinatoryLogic]] deals with dependent types, see combinator '''G''' described in [http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/246934.html Systems of Illative Combinatory Logic complete for first-order propositional and predicate calculus] by Henk Barendregt, Martin Bunder, Wil Dekkers.

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Contents


1 The concept of dependent types

1.1 General

Wikipedia

Dependent Types in Programming abstract in APPSEM'2000

1.2 Type Theory

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1.3 Illative Combinatory Logic

To see how Illative CombinatoryLogic deals with dependent types, see combinator G described in Systems of Illative Combinatory Logic complete for first-order propositional and predicate calculus by Henk Barendregt, Martin Bunder, Wil Dekkers. It seems to me that the dependent type construct \forall x : S \Rightarrow T of Epigram corresponds to \mathbf G\;S\;(\lambda x . T) in Illative Combinatory Logic. I think e.g. the followings should correspond to each other:

  • \mathrm{realNullvector} :\;\;\;\forall n: \mathrm{Nat} \Rightarrow \mathrm{RealVector}\;n
  • \mathbf G\;\,\mathrm{Nat}\;\,\mathrm{RealVector}\;\,\mathrm{realNullvector}


2 Dependently typed languages

2.1 Epigram

Epigram is a full dependently typed programming language see especially

Dependent types (of this language) also provide a not-forgetful concept of views (already mentioned in the Haskell Future; the connection between these concepts is described in p. 32 of Epigram Tutorial (section 4.6 Patterns Forget; Matching Is Remembering).

2.2 Other techniques

[APPSEM Workshop on Subtyping & Dependent Types in Programming

3 Dependent types in Haskell programming