# Difference between revisions of "Lambda calculus"

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The ''lambda calculus'' is a formal mathematical system for expressing the notion of computation. Most functional programming languages are based upon the lambda calculus. |
The ''lambda calculus'' is a formal mathematical system for expressing the notion of computation. Most functional programming languages are based upon the lambda calculus. |
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− | Wikipedia has more to say on the matter: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambda_calculus Lambda |
+ | Wikipedia has more to say on the matter: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambda_calculus Lambda calculus at Wikipedia]. |

## Revision as of 18:39, 5 February 2007

The *lambda calculus* is a formal mathematical system for expressing the notion of computation. Most functional programming languages are based upon the lambda calculus.

Wikipedia has more to say on the matter: Lambda calculus at Wikipedia.