Proving the genericity lemma by leftmost reduction is simple


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Kuper, J. (1995) Proving the genericity lemma by leftmost reduction is simple. In: Rewriting Techniques and Applications, 5-7 April 1995, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

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Abstract:The Genericity Lemma is one of the most important motivations to take in the untyped lambda calculus the notion of solvability as a formal representation of the informal notion of undefinedness. We generalise solvability towards typed lambda calculi, and we call this generalisation: usability. We then prove the Genericity Lemma for un-usable terms. The technique of the proof is based on leftmost reduction, which strongly simplifies the standard proof.
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Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-59200-8_63
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