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Conference Papers Year : 1992

Unboxed objects and polymorphic typing

Xavier Leroy

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This paper presents a program transformation that allows languages with polymorphic typing (e.g. ML) to be implemented with unboxed, multi-word data representations , more efficient than the conventional boxed representations. The transformation introduces coercions between various representations, based on a typing derivation. A prototype ML compiler utilizing this transformation demonstrates important speedups.
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hal-01499973 , version 1 (01-04-2017)

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Xavier Leroy. Unboxed objects and polymorphic typing. POPL 1992: 19th symposium Principles of Programming Languages, Jan 1992, Albuquerque, United States. pp.177-188, ⟨10.1145/143165.143205⟩. ⟨hal-01499973⟩
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