The Functional Treatment of Parsing - The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science 242 (Hardback)Rene Leermakers (author)
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The Functional Treatment of Parsing provides a functional framework within which the different traditional techniques are restated and unified. The resulting theory provides new recursive implementations of parsers for context-free grammars. The new implementations, called recursive ascent parsers, avoid explicit manipulation of parse stacks and parse matrices, and are in many ways superior to conventional implementations. They are applicable to grammars for programming languages as well as natural languages.
The book has been written primarily for students and practitioners of parsing technology. With its emphasis on modern functional methods, however, the book will also be of benefit to scientists interested in functional programming. The Functional Treatment of Parsing is an excellent reference and can be used as a text for a course on the subject.
Number of pages: 158
Weight: 950 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 11 mm
Edition: 1993 ed.
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