Plop: probabilistic learning of programs

Premises – plop – Google Code – Background philosophy & assumptions of plop

My work herein is based on what Pei Wang has termed the assumption of insufficient knowledge and resources (AIKR). The system resembles a functional programming language inasmuch as it contains the usual mechanisms for defining and invoking functions, passing around arguments (including functions themselves), etc. However, it is a programming language designed such that individual functions, and in many cases pieces of functions, are not only organized by type and scope, but also by degree of belief, expected utility, and computational overhead.

and a bunch of other very cool stuff, although not clear how far it can get…


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