- Graph reduction
A technique invented by Chris Wadsworth where an expression is represented as a directed graph (usually drawn as an inverted tree). Each node represents a function call and its subtrees represent the arguments to that function. Subtrees are replaced by the expansion or value of the expression they represent. This is repeated until the tree […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. the branch of mathematics dealing with linear graphs. noun the branch of mathematics dealing with the properties of linear graphs Examples Graph theory uses diagrams or graphs to study the arrangements of object and the relationships between objects.
- Graph rewriting system
An extension of a term rewriting system which uses graph reduction on terms represented by directed graphs to avoid duplication of work by sharing expressions.
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