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Title: higher-order function
Issue Date: 29-Mar-2002
Publisher: PlanetMath
Citation: http://planetmath.org/encyclopedia/HigherOrderFunction.html
Abstract: Any function that maps a function to anything or maps anything to a function is a ... higher-order function . In programming language terms, a higher-order function is any function that takes one or more functions as arguments and/or returns a function. For example, a predicate which makes some statement about a function would be a higher-order function.
URI: http://www.citidel.org/handle/10117/1236
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