Lambda the Ultimate!

[Part 3 of the FScheme series]  Continuing along in Bill Hails’ book. Be sure to follow the previous posts. Lambda Now we’re going to add the all-powerful ‘lambda’! Since we’ve already done all the environment-passing plumbing from the last post, this will be straight forward. Lambda creates closures (read Bill’s book for an excellent description…

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The Lambda Calculus

Mads Torgersen’s post the other day was very cool! The first time I really understood Lambda Calculus was from this little 8-page paper. Relating it to Scheme made it stick for me. After reading Dr. T’s post I was just now having some fun playing with it in Scheme and couldn’t resist making a post…

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