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Thunk

Known as: Suspended evaluation, Suspended computation, Thunking 
In computer programming, a thunk is a subroutine that is created, often automatically, to assist a call to another subroutine. Thunks are primarily… Expand
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2011
2011
This paper focuses on extensibility, the ability of a programmer using a particular language to extend the expressiveness of that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Abstract Narcissism is related to direct aggression following negative evaluation or rejection and this link may be explained via… Expand
2002
2002
We show how to implement functionally the reverse, or adjoint strategy within the domain of Automatic Differentiation techniques… Expand
1999
1999
This article explores the advantages and one potential implementation of a new style of computation in which multiple lines of… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Some applications are most easily expressed in a programming language that supports concurrency, notably interactive and… Expand
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1995
1995
C and C++ allow passing functions as arguments to other functions in the form of function pointers. However, since function… Expand
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1995
1995
A circuit design technique for very low power parallel multipliers is presented. The design uses dynamic CMOS circuits together… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We have solved the problem of constructing a fully automatic online program specializer for an untyped functional language… Expand
1988
1988
Abstract We present a PROLOG-Relational interface based on the loose coupling approach. The interface acts in two steps. In the… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Most existing APL implementations are interpretive in nature,that is, each time an APL statement is encountered it is executedby… Expand
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