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Based on “maps”, generalised arrays whose index sets (“domains”) are arbitrary D-dimensional sets. Domains are first-class objects and may be constructed by union, intersection, etc. [“Fidil: A Language for Scientific Programming”, P.N. Hilfinger et al, TR UCRL-98057, LLNL Jan 1988].
[fahy-doh] /ˈfaɪ doʊ/ noun, Aeronautics. 1. a system for evaporating the fog above airfield runways by the heat from burners. FInite DOmains. A constraint language implemented on top of Prolog. (ftp://ftp.uni-kl.de/pub1/Unix/languages/fido/).
A worldwide hobbyist network of personal computers which exchanges e-mail, discussion groups, and files. Founded in 1984 and originally consisting only of IBM PCs and compatibles, FidoNet now includes such diverse machines as Apple IIs, Ataris, Amigas, and Unix systems. Though it is much younger than Usenet, FidoNet is already (in early 1991) a significant […]
[fi-doo-shuh l, -dyoo-] /fɪˈdu ʃəl, -ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. accepted as a fixed basis of reference or comparison: a fiducial point; a fiducial temperature. 2. based on or having trust: fiducial dependence upon God. /fɪˈdjuːʃɪəl/ adjective 1. (physics) used as a standard of reference or measurement: a fiducial point 2. of or based on trust or […]