Type Reconstruction with First-Class Polymorphic Values

@inproceedings{OToole1989TypeRW,
  title={Type Reconstruction with First-Class Polymorphic Values},
  author={James O'Toole and David Kenneth Gifford},
  booktitle={PLDI},
  year={1989}
}
We present the first type reconstruction system which combines the implicit typing of ML with the full power of the explicitly typed second-order polymorphic lambda calculus. The system will accept ML-style programs, explicitly typed programs, and programs that use explicit types for all first-class polymorphic values. We accomplish this flexibility by providing both generic and explicitly-quantified polymorphic types, as well as operators which convert between these two forms of polymorphism… CONTINUE READING
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