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## 1 Compiler Analyses

### 1.1 CPR

- Constructed Product Result Analysis for Haskell
- Clem Baker-Finch, Kevin Glynn, and Simon Peyton Jones, Journal of Functional Programming 14(2), March 2004, pp 211-245.

### 1.2 Usage analysis

- Polymorphism, Subtyping, Whole Program Analysis and Accurate Data Types in Usage Analysis
- Tobias Gedell, Jörgen Gustavsson and Josef Svenningsson; The Fourth ASIAN Symposium on Programming Languages and Systems, 2006.

- Simple Polymorphic Usage Analysis
- Keith Wansbrough (2002), PhD thesis, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

- A usage analysis with bounded usage polymorphism and subtyping
- Jörgen Gustavsson and Josef Svenningsson; Workshop on Implementation of Functional Languages 2000.

- Simple Usage Polymorphism
- Keith Wansbrough and Simon Peyton Jones; Workshop on Types In Compilation 2000.

- Once Upon a Polymorphic Type
- Keith Wansbrough and Simon Peyton Jones, POPL'99.

- A Type Based Sharing Analysis for Update Avoidance and Optimisation
- Jörgen Gustavsson; ICFP'98.

- Avoiding Unnecessary Updates
- John Hughes, John Launchbury, Andy Gill, Simon Marlow, Simon Peyton Jones, and Philip Wadler. 1993 Glasgow Workshop on Functional Programming.

### 1.3 Inlining

- Secrets of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler inliner
- Simon Peyton Jones and Simon Marlow. IDL'99; revised version Journal of Functional Programming 12(4), July 2002, pp393-434.

### 1.4 Strictness

- Implementing Projection-based Strictness Analysis
- Ryszard Kubiak, John Hughes, John Launchbury. Functional Programming 1991: 207-224

- Projections for Polymorphic First-Order Strictness Analysis
- John Hughes, John Launchbury. Mathematical Structures in Computer Science 2(3): 301-326 (1992)

- the effectiveness of a simple strictness analyser
- SL Peyton Jones and WD Partain, Functional Programming, Glasgow 1993, ed Hammond and O'Donnell, Springer Verlag Workshops in Computing, 1993, pp201-220.

- Compiling Laziness using Projections
- Ross Paterson, Static Analysis Symposium, LNCS, vol. 1145, pp. 255-269, Springer, Aachen, Germany, 1996.

- Projection-based Strictness Analysis - Theoretical and Practical Aspects
- Ralf Hinze. Inauguraldissertation, Universitt Bonn, November 1995.

- Strictness analysis aids time analysis
- Philip Wadler. 15'th ACM Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages, San Diego, California, January 1988.

- Strictness analysis on non-flat domains (by abstract interpretation over finite domains)
- Philip Wadler. Chapter in Samson Abramsky and Chris Hankin, editors, Abstract Interpretation, Ellis Horwood, 1987.

- Strictness Analysis: Proved and Improved
- Kei Davis and Philip Wadler. 1989 Glasgow Workshop on Functional Programming. August 1989.

- Strictness Analysis in 4D
- Kei Davis. 1990 Glasgow Workshop on Functional Programming. August 1990.

### 1.5 Abstract interpretation

- Fast Abstract Interpretation Using Sequential Algorithms
- John Hughes and Alex Ferguson. The Workshop on Static Analysis, WSA 1993: 45-59

### 1.6 Lambda lifting

- A modular fully-lazy lambda lifter in Haskell
- SL Peyton Jones and D Lester, Software Practice and Experience 21(5), May 1991, pp479-506.

- Lambda Lifting: Transforming Programs to Recursive Equations
- Thomas Johnsson, Functional programming languages and computer architecture, September 1985.

### 1.7 Common subexpression elimination (CSE)

- Common Subexpression Elimination in a Lazy Functional Language
- Olaf Chitil. In Chris Clack, Tony Davie, and Kevin Hammond, editors, Draft Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Implementation of Functional Languages, pages 501-516. St Andrews, Scotland, September 1997.

- Common Subexpressions are Uncommon in Lazy Functional Languages
- Olaf Chitil. In Chris Clack, Tony Davie, and Kevin Hammond, editors, Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Implementation of Functional Languages (September 1997), pages 53-71. St Andrews, Scotland, Springer, 1998.

### 1.8 Let floating

- Let-floating: moving bindings to give faster programs
- (ICFP '96), SL Peyton Jones, WD Partain, A Santos, Proc International Conference on Functional Programming, Philadelphia (ICFP'96), May 1996.

### 1.9 Free variables and substitution

- Conor McBride, James McKinna Functional pearl: I am not a number--I am a free variable
- Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGPLAN workshop on Haskell, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 1-9 2004 ISBN 1-58113-850-4

- Substitution in non-wellfounded syntax with variable binding
- R. Matthes, T. Uustalu. Theor. Comput. Sci., v. 327, n. 1-2, pp. 155-174, 2004. - ( Elsevier Science) // Conf. version in H. P. Gumm, ed., Proc. of 6th Int. Wksh. on Coalgebraic Methods in Computer Science, CMCS '03 (Warsaw, Apr. 2003), v. 82, n. 1 of Electron. Notes. in Theor. Comput. Sci.. Elsevier, 2003.

- Explicit substitutions and higher-order syntax
- N. Ghani, T. Uustalu, M. Hamana. Higher-Order and Symb. Comput., v. 19, n. 2-3, to appear. - .pdf, 330K // Conf. version in F. Honsell, M. Miculan, A. Momigliano, eds., Proc. of 2nd ACM SIGPLAN Wksh. on Mechanized Reasoning about Languages with Variable Binding, MER?IN '03 (Uppsala, Aug. 2003), 7 pp. ACM Press, 2003.

### 1.10 Constructor specialisation

- Constructor specialisation for Haskell programs
- Simon Peyton Jones. Submitted to ICFP 2007.

### 1.11 Fusion and deforestation

See also papers on lists

- Cheap deforestation for non-strict functional languages
- A Gill, PhD thesis, University of Glasgow, Jan 1996.

- A short cut to deforestation
- A Gill, SL Peyton Jones, J Launchbury, Proc Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture (FPCA'93), Copenhagen, June 1993, pp223-232.

- Deforestation: transforming programs to eliminate trees
- Philip Wadler. Theoretical Computer Science, (Special issue of selected papers from 2'nd European Symposium on Programming), 73: 231-248, 1990.

- Shortcut Deforestation in Calculational Form
- Akihiko Takano and Erik Meijer, Conf. Record 7th ACM SIGPLAN/SIGARCH Int. Conf. on Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture, {FPCA}'95, ACM Press, New York, 306--313, 1995.

- A Calculational Fusion System HYLO
- Y. Onoue, Z. Hu, H. Iwasaki, M. Takeichi, IFIP TC 2 Working Conference on Algorithmic Languages and Calculi. Le Bischenberg, France. pp.76-106. February 1997. Chapman & Hall.

- Deriving Structural Hylomorphisms from Recursive Definitions
- Z. Hu, H. Iwasaki, M. Takeichi, ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP'96), Philadelphia, pp.73-82. May 1996. ACM Press.

- Shortcut fusion for accumulating parameters and zip-like functions
- Josef Svenningsson, ICFP '02: Proceedings of the seventh ACM SIGPLAN international conference on Functional programming, 2002, 1-58113-487-8, 124--132, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

- Typer inference builds a short cut to deforestation
- Olaf Chitil, ICFP '99: Proceedings of the fourth ACM SIGPLAN international conference on Functional programming, 1999, 1-58113-111-9, 249--260, Paris, France, ACM Press, New York, NY, USA

- Type-inference based short cut deforestation (nearly) without inlining
- Olaf Chitil. In Chris Clack and Pieter Koopman, editors, Draft Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Implementation of Functional Languages, pages 17-32, 1999. Lochem, Netherlands, September 7th-10th 1999.

- Deforestation of Functional Programs through Type Inference
- Olaf Chitil. In Wolfgang Goerigk, editor, 17 Workshops der GI-Fachgruppe 2.1.4. Programmiersprachen und Rechenkonzepte mit Schwerpunkt Softwarecomponenten, pages 121-130. Bad Honnef, Bericht Nr. 2007 des Instituts fur Informatik und Praktische Mathematik der Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, July 2000.

- Type-inference based deforestation of functional programs
- Olaf Chitil. PhD thesis, RWTH Aachen, October 2000.

- Warm fusion in Stratego: A case study in generation of program transformation systems
- P Johann, E Visser, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 2000

- Short Cut Fusion: Proved and Improved
- Patricia Johann, SAIG 2001: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Semantics, Applications, and Implementation of Program Generation, 2001, 3-540-42558-6, 47--71, Springer-Verlag, London, UK

- The under-appreciated unfold
- Jeremy Gibbons and Geraint Jones, ICFP '98: Proceedings of the third ACM SIGPLAN international conference on Functional programming, 1998, 1-58113-024-4, 273--279, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/289423.289455, ACM Press, New York, NY, USA

- Functional Programming with Bananas, Lenses, Envelopes and Barbed Wire
- Erik Meijer and Maarten Fokkinga and Ross Paterson, Proceedings 5th {ACM} Conf. on Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture, FPCA'91, Cambridge, MA, USA, 26--30 Aug 1991, 523, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, J. Hughes, 124--144, 1991

- Arithmetic coding with folds and unfolds
- Richard Bird and Jeremy Gibbons. In Johan Jeuring and Simon Peyton Jones, editors, Advanced Functional Programming 4, volume 2638 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 1-26. Springer-Verlag, 2003.

- Monadic augment and generalised short cut fusion
- N. Ghani, P. Johann, T. Uustalu, V. Vene. In Proc. of 10th ACM SIGPLAN Int. Conf. on Functional Programming, ICFP'05 (Tallinn, Sept. 2005), ACM SIGPLAN Notices, v. 40, n. 9, pp. 294-305. ACM Press, 2005

- Build, augment and destroy, universally
- N. Ghani, T. Uustalu, V. Vene. In W.-N. Chin, ed., Proc. of 2nd Asian Symp. on Programming Languages and Systems, APLAS'04 (Taipei, Nov. 2004), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), v. 3302, pp. 327-347, Springer-Verlag, 2004.

- Concatenate, Reverse and Map Vanish For Free
- Janis Voigtländer, International Conference on Functional Programming, Proceedings, vol. 37(9) of SIGPLAN Notices, pp. 14-25, ACM Press, 2002.

- The Impact of seq on Free Theorems-Based Program Transformations
- Patricia Johann and Janis Voigtländer, Fundamenta Informaticae, vol. 69(1-2), pp. 63-102, 2006.

- Using Circular Programs to Deforest in Accumulating Parameters
- Janis Voigtländer, Higher-Order and Symbolic Computation, vol. 17(1-2), pp. 129-163, 2004.

- Composition of functions with accumulating parameters (proof appendix)
- Janis Voigtländer and Armin Kühnemann, Journal of Functional Programming, vol. 14(3), pp. 317-363, 2004.

- Formal Efficiency Analysis for Tree Transducer Composition
- Janis Voigtländer, Theory of Computing Systems, vol. 41(4), pp. 619-689, 2007.

- Rewriting Haskell Strings
- Duncan Coutts, Don Stewart and Roman Leshchinskiy, PADL 2007.

- Stream Fusion: From Lists to Streams to Nothing at All
- Duncan Coutts, Roman Leshchinskiy and Don Stewart.

- Selective strictness and parametricity in structural operational semantics, inequationally
- Janis Voigtländer and Patricia Johann, Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 388(1-3), pp. 290-318, 2007.

- Proving Correctness via Free Theorems: The Case of the destroy/build-Rule
- Janis Voigtländer. Partial Evaluation and Semantics-Based Program Manipulation (PEPM'08), Proceedings, pages 13-20, ACM Press, 2008.

- Semantics and Pragmatics of New Shortcut Fusion Rules
- Janis Voigtländer. Functional and Logic Programming (FLOPS'08), Proceedings, LNCS 4989:163-179, Springer-Verlag, 2008.

- A family of syntactic logical relations for the semantics of Haskell-like languages
- Patricia Johann and Janis Voigtländer, Information and Computation, vol. 207(2), pp. 341-368, 2009.

## 2 Compiler construction

- The Glasgow Haskell compiler: a technical overview
- SL Peyton Jones, CV Hall, K Hammond, WD Partain, PL Wadler, Proceedings of Joint Framework for Information Technology Technical Conference, Keele, March 1993, pp249-257.

- Type-safe, self inspecting code
- Arthur I. Baars and S. Doaitse Swierstra, Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGPLAN workshop on Haskell. Snowbird, Utah, USA 69 - 79, 2004, ISBN 1-58113-850-4

## 3 Intermediate languages

- Henk: a typed intermediate language
- SL Peyton Jones and E Meijer, Proceedings of the Types in Compilation Workshop, Amsterdam, June 1997.

- Bridging the gulf: a common intermediate language for ML and Haskell
- SL Peyton Jones, J Launchbury, MB Shields, and AP Tolmach, POPL98.

- An External Representation for the GHC Core Language
- Andrew Tolmach

- System F with Type Equality Coercions
- Martin Sulzmann, Manuel M. T. Chakravarty, and Simon Peyton Jones.

- A Single Intermediate Language That Supports Multiple Implementations of Exceptions
- Norman Ramsey and Simon Peyton Jones. PLDI 2000. 2000.

- Statically Verified Type-Preserving Code Transformations in Haskell
- Louis-Julien Guillemette and Stefan Monnier.

- Code Optimization for Lazy Functional Languages
- Urban Boquist. PhD Thesis, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 1999.

- Types are calling conventions
- Maximilian C. Bolingbroke, University Of Cambridge and Simon L. Peyton Jones, Microsoft Research. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGPLAN symposium on Haskell 2009. (Video of paper presentation)

## 4 Type inference

- Scripting the type inference process
- B. Heeren, J. Hage, and S. D. Swierstra. In Eighth ACM Sigplan International Conference on Functional Programming, pages 3 -- 13, New York, 2003. ACM Press.

## 5 Compilation by transformation

- A transformation-based optimiser for Haskell
- SL Peyton Jones and A Santos, Science of Computer Programming 32(1-3), pp3-47, September 1998.

- Compiling Haskell by program transformation: a report from the trenches
- SL Peyton Jones Proc European Symposium on Programming (ESOP'96), Linkping, Sweden, Springer Verlag LNCS 1058, Jan 1996.

- Compilation by transformation in non-strict functional languages
- A Santos, PhD thesis, University of Glasgow, Sept 1995.

- Playing by the rules: rewriting as a practical optimisation technique in GHC
- Simon Peyton Jones, Andrew Tolmach and Tony Hoare, Haskell Workshop 2001.

- Transforming Lazy Functions using Comportment Properties
- Ross Paterson, Programming Languages: Implementations, Logics and Programs, LNCS, vol. 1292, pp. 111-125, Springer, Southampton, UK, 1997.

## 6 Type errors

- Improving type-error messages in functional languages
- B. Heeren, J. Jeuring, S. D. Swierstra, and P. A. Alcocer. Technical Report UU-CS-2002-009, Institute of Information and Computing Science, University Utrecht, Netherlands, February 2002