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

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.

## Downloads

- algebraic-classes-0.tar.gz [browse] (Cabal source package)
- Package description (as included in the package)

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Dependencies | base (>=4.6 && <4.7), syb (>=0.4 && <0.5), template-haskell (>=2.8.0 && <2.8.1) [details] |

License | BSD-3-Clause |

Author | Sjoerd Visscher |

Maintainer | sjoerd@w3future.com |

Category | Data |

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

Uploaded | by SjoerdVisscher at 2013-04-16T21:32:53Z |

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