enumeration: A practical API for building recursive enumeration procedures and enumerating datatypes.

[ bsd3, data, deprecated, library, serialization, test, testing ] [ Propose Tags ]
Deprecated in favor of cantor-pairing, finitary, smallcheck

A library providing tools for building enumeration procedures for recursively- enumerable datatypes. This is built atop the arith-encode library, and makes use of the natural number isomorphisms it provides to represent individual decisions in the enumeration procedure. As such, each enumeration result is denoted by a unique path, consisting of a sequence of natural numbers. An enumeration procedure is simply a (partial) mapping between sequences and a given datatype.

The library provides functionality for constructing enumeration procedures, as well as facilities for performing enumeration according to various search strategies (depth-first, breadth-first, etc). These procedures can also be "warm-started" using a path or a set of paths. Obvious applications include exhaustive search, testing, automated proving, and others.

Additionally, as a path is simply a sequence of natural numbers, an enumeration procedure can double as a binary serializer/deserializer. For well-behaved enumeration procedures (ie. those where the mapping is an isomorphism), the resulting binary format should be very nearly succinct.


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Versions [RSS] 0.1.0, 0.2.0
Dependencies arith-encode, base (>=4.9.0 && <5), binary, containers, heap, integer-logarithms [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright (c) 2014 Eric McCorkle. All rights reserved.
Author Eric McCorkle
Maintainer Eric McCorkle <emc2@metricspace.net>, Andrew Lelechenko <andrew.lelechenko@gmail.com>
Category Data, Serialization, Test, Testing
Home page https://github.com/emc2/enumeration
Bug tracker https://github.com/emc2/enumeration/issues
Source repo head: git clone git@github.com:Bodigrim/enumeration.git
Uploaded by Bodigrim at 2019-12-21T13:16:01Z
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
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