# 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. | ||

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+ | Wikipedia has more to say on the matter: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambda_calculus Lambda calculus at Wikipedia]. |

## Revision as of 15:18, 6 February 2021

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.