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Exact bounds for lengths of reductions in typed \(\lambda\)-calculus. (English) Zbl 1159.03305
Summary: We determine the exact bounds for the length of an arbitrary reduction sequence of a term in the typed \(\lambda\)-calculus with \(\beta\)-, \(\xi\)- and \(\eta\)-conversion. There will be two essentially different classifications, one depending on the height and the degree of the term and the other depending on the length and the degree of the term.
Reviewer: Reviewer (Berlin)

MSC:
03B40 Combinatory logic and lambda calculus
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[2] DOI: 10.1007/BF01621476 · Zbl 0719.03007 · doi:10.1007/BF01621476
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