The algebraic-classes package
Algebraic classes are type classes where all the methods return a value of the same type, which is also the class parameter. Examples from base are Num and Monoid.
F-algebras are functions f a -> a, where the functor f is called the signature, and the type a the carrier.
This package relates these 2 concepts, and can create conversions between the two using Template Haskell. More specifically, it can generate:
signatures from algebraic classes
instances of algebraic classes from F-algebras.
This is useful because type classes are more commonly used in Haskell than F-algebras, but F-algebras are easier to work with, because they are just functions.
|Versions||0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.4, 0.5, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.6, 0.7|
|Dependencies||base (==4.9.*), syb (==0.6.*), template-haskell (==2.11.0.*) [details]|
|Category||Data, Generics, Math|
|Source repository||head: git clone git://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes.git|
|Uploaded||Thu Jul 28 18:01:37 UTC 2016 by SjoerdVisscher|
|Downloads||2701 total (11 in the last 30 days)|
|Status||Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-07-28 [all 1 reports]
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