The algebraic-classes package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

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:

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.


Versions0, 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
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Dependenciesbase (==4.6.*), syb (==0.4.*), template-haskell (==2.8.0.*) [details]
AuthorSjoerd Visscher
CategoryData, Generics, Math
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