**Lecture Notes on the Lambda Calculus**

by Peter Selinger

**Publisher**: Dalhousie University 2007**Number of pages**: 106

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Topics covered in these notes include the untyped lambda calculus, the Church-Rosser theorem, combinatory algebras, the simply-typed lambda calculus, the Curry-Howard isomorphism, weak and strong normalization, type inference, denotational semantics, complete partial orders, and the language PCF.

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