enumeration: A practical API for building recursive enumeration procedures and enumerating datatypes.
A library providing tools for building enumeration procedures for recursively- enumerable datatypes. This is built atop the arith-encode library, and makes use of the natural number isomorphisms it provides to represent individual decisions in the enumeration procedure. As such, each enumeration result is denoted by a unique path, consisting of a sequence of natural numbers. An enumeration procedure is simply a (partial) mapping between sequences and a given datatype.
The library provides functionality for constructing enumeration procedures, as well as facilities for performing enumeration according to various search strategies (depth-first, breadth-first, etc). These procedures can also be "warm-started" using a path or a set of paths. Obvious applications include exhaustive search, testing, automated proving, and others.
Additionally, as a path is simply a sequence of natural numbers, an enumeration procedure can double as a binary serializer/deserializer. For well-behaved enumeration procedures (ie. those where the mapping is an isomorphism), the resulting binary format should be very nearly succinct.
This is the first release candidate for 1.0 (initial release)
|Dependencies||arith-encode, arithmoi, base (>=4.4.0 && <5), binary, Cabal (>=1.16.0), containers, heap [details]|
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2014 Eric McCorkle. All rights reserved.|
|Maintainer||Eric McCorkle <email@example.com>|
|Category||Data, Serialization, Test, Testing|
|Source repo||head: git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:emc2/enumeration.git|
|Uploaded||by emc2 at Thu Oct 16 13:09:43 UTC 2014|
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