catamorphism

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EtymologyEdit

From cata- +‎ morphism.

NounEdit

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catamorphism (plural catamorphisms)

  1. (computer science) a generalization of the folds on lists known from functional programming to arbitrary abstract data types that can be described as initial algebras

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Last modified on 13 December 2013, at 11:10