algebraic-classes: Conversions between algebraic classes and F-algebras.

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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.

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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, 0.7, 0.7.1, 0.8, 0.9, 0.9, 0.9.1, 0.9.2
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Dependenciesbase (==4.10.*), syb (==0.7.*), template-haskell (==2.12.*) [details]
LicenseBSD-3-Clause
AuthorSjoerd Visscher
Maintainersjoerd@w3future.com
CategoryData, Generics, Math
Home pagehttps://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes.git
UploadedSat Mar 3 20:04:42 UTC 2018 by SjoerdVisscher

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