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|
|Dependencies||base (==4.6.*), syb (==0.4.*), template-haskell (==2.8.0.*) [details]|
|Category||Data, Generics, Math|
|Uploaded||Sun Apr 21 17:52:34 UTC 2013 by SjoerdVisscher|
|Downloads||2401 total (31 in the last 30 days)|
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