Languages as First-Class Citizens (Vision Paper)
Vision / New Idea
In this paper, we present the design and implementation of LO-FL, a statically typed, language-oriented, functional programming languages. In LO-FL, languages are first-class citizens, that is, they are values like integers and functions. We present the syntax and the semantics for a core fragment of LO-FL. We also high-light with examples three idioms that LO-FL enables: language transformations, strategy passing, and language switch.
Matteo Cimini is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts Lowell. His research interests span programming languages and formal methods, with a particular focus in gradual typing, and the analysis of programs and languages.
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Manuel LeducUniv Rennes, Inria, CNRS, IRISA, Thomas DegueuleCentrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Benoit CombemaleUniversity of Rennes 1DOI Pre-print
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Filip StrömbäckLinköping UniversityDOI
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Matteo CiminiUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell