Combinators with coarser granularity than those proposed by David Turner. A functional program is translated to a set of functions without free variables. The members of the set are selected to be optimal for that program. Supercombinators were proposed by John Hughes at University of Edinburgh.
noun 1. (US, government) a committee with members from two or more organizations or political groups
A function program transformation technique invented by Turchin. A program is evaluated symbolically in order to observe the possible history of computation states called configurations. Based on this Turchin’s REFAL compiler would try to construct a better program.
[soo-per-kuh m-pyoo-ter, soo-per-kuh m-pyoo-ter] /ˈsu pər kəmˌpyu tər, ˌsu pər kəmˈpyu tər/ noun 1. a very fast, powerful mainframe computer, used in advanced military and scientific applications. supercomputer /ˌsuːpəkəmˈpjuːtə/ noun 1. a powerful computer that can process large quantities of data of a similar type very quickly computer A broad term for one of the […]
[soo-per-kon-duh k-tiv-i-tee] /ˌsu pərˌkɒn dəkˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun, Physics. 1. the phenomenon of almost perfect conductivity shown by certain substances at temperatures approaching absolute zero. The recent discovery of materials that are superconductive at temperatures hundreds of degrees above absolute zero raises the possibility of revolutionary developments in the production and transmission of electrical energy. […]