# 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:

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.

## Properties

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, 0.7.1, 0.8, 0.9, 0.9, 0.9.1 |
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Change log | CHANGELOG |

Dependencies | base (==4.10.*), syb (==0.7.*), template‑haskell (==2.12.*) [details] |

License | BSD-3-Clause |

Author | Sjoerd Visscher |

Maintainer | sjoerd@w3future.com |

Category | Data, Generics, Math |

Home page | https://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes |

Bug tracker | https://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes/issues |

Source repository | head: git clone git://github.com/sjoerdvisscher/algebraic-classes.git |

Uploaded | Sat Mar 3 20:04:42 UTC 2018 by SjoerdVisscher |

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## Downloads

- algebraic-classes-0.9.tar.gz [browse] (Cabal source package)
- Package description (as included in the package)

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