Generalizing APL scalar extension

@article{Breed1971GeneralizingAS,
  title={Generalizing APL scalar extension},
  author={Lawrence M. Breed},
  journal={ACM SIGPLAN Notices},
  year={1971},
  volume={6},
  pages={12-14}
}
  • L. Breed
  • Published 1 July 1971
  • Mathematics
  • ACM SIGPLAN Notices
We present a generalization of the extension of scalar dyadic functions with one-element operands. The generalization retains the spirit of APL scalar extension, brings into harmony the present rules for extension of one-element arrays, and provides useful new APL constructions. Some contrasts with Dr. S. Charmonman's proposed generalization, and some implementation considerations, are also discussed. 
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