University of Virginia, Department of Computer Science
CS655: Programming Languages, Spring 2001

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Universal Languages

Show that Mini-Scheme is or is not a Universal Programming Language.

Mini-Scheme was described (informally) in Lecture 2:

Note: Weilin Zhong pointed out that in the original lecture, I forgot to include + as an expression. I suspect the inclusion or non-inclusion of + does not effect Mini-Scheme's status as a Universal Programming Language. For the challenge problem, you may use either Mini-Scheme as originally defined (without +), or as corrected (with +).


CS 655 University of Virginia
Department of Computer Science
CS 655: Programming Languages
David Evans
evans@cs.virginia.edu