Type assignment in programming languages

@inproceedings{Damas1984TypeAI,
  title={Type assignment in programming languages},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Damas},
  year={1984}
}
The purpose of this work is to present and study a family of polymorphic type disciplines for programming languages similar to the type discipline of ML, the metalanguage of the LCF system, which are based on the use of type inference systems to define the notion of well typed expressions and programs and on the use of type assignment algorithms to compute the type or types that can be inferred for those same expressions or programs. Previous work on the theoretical foundations of the ML type… CONTINUE READING
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