SUBJECT: Functional Programming
TIME: 40 hours (20 hours of lectures, 20 hours of practicals)
AIM: To give the student an appreciation of functional programming
in general, its theoretical background, and competence in
the functional programming language ml.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of this subject, the student should:
(1) Be able to program in ml
(2) Be competent in list processing, recursive programming,
using and defining higher order functions.
(3) Have a knowledge of the Lambda Calculus
CONTENT:
(1) Introduction to functional programming and ml
(2) Functions, Polymorphism, List Processings
(3) Currying, and higher order functions
(4) Recursion and iteration
(5) Types, Exceptions, Imperatives
(6) The Lambda Calculus