Recursive Functional Algorithmic Language
computing dictionary

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(REFAL) A language developed by V.F. Turchin (later at CUNY?) in Moscow in about 1972.

See also: supercompilation.

[V.F. Turchin, "An algorithm of generalisation in the supercompiler", Workshop on partial evaluation and mixed computations, Oct 1987, Denmark, Eds. D. Bjorner, A.P. Ershov, N.D. Jones].

[V. Turchin, "Supercompiler System Based on the Language Refal", V. Turchin, SIGPLAN Notices 14(2):46-54 (Feb 1979)].

(01 Apr 1998)