Generic function

Known as: Generic, Generic functions 
In computer programming, a generic function is a function defined for polymorphism.
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2010
2010
Haskell's deriving mechanism supports the automatic generation of instances for a number of functions. The Haskell 98 Report only… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
A generic function is a function that can be instantiated on many data types to obtain data type specific functionality. Examples… (More)
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2005
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2005
The 'Scrap your boilerplate' approach to generic programming allows the programmer to write generic functions that can traverse… (More)
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2004
2004
Generic functions are defined by induction on the structural representation of types. As a consequence, by defining just a single… (More)
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2004
2004
Generic programming can bring important benefits to software engineering. In particular, it reduces the burden of verification… (More)
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2003
2003
Political parties use marketing instruments as part of their electoral campaign activities. These are usually analysed and… (More)
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2002
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2002
The recent years have seen a number of proposals for extending statically typed languages by dynamics or generics. Most proposals… (More)
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2000
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2000
This paper describes a new approach to generic functional programming, which allows us to define functions generically for all… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Genetic programming is a powerful method for automatically generating computer programs via the process of natural selection… (More)
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1981
1981
We show how to acheive generic functions as in abstract datatypes (such as the Simula CLASS construct or ADA Package notion) for… (More)
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