# Explicit substitutions

@article{Abadi1989ExplicitS, title={Explicit substitutions}, author={Mart{\'i}n Abadi and Luca Cardelli and Pierre-Louis Curien and Jean-Jacques L{\'e}vy}, journal={Journal of Functional Programming}, year={1989}, volume={1}, pages={375 - 416} }

The λ&sgr;-calculus is a refinement of the λ-calculus where substitutions are manipulated explicitly. The λ&sgr;-calculus provides a setting for studying the theory of substitutions, with pleasant mathematical properties. It is also a useful bridge between the classical λ-calculus and concrete implementations.

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