Nominal techniques

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Nominal techniques are a range of techniques, based on nominal sets, for handling names and binding, e.g. in abstract syntax. Research into nominal sets gave rise to nominal terms, a metalanguage for embedding object languages with name binding constructs.

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  • Murdoch J. Gabbay and Andrew M. Pitts (2002). "A NEW approach to abstract syntax with variable binders". Formal Aspects of Computing. 13 (3–5): 341–363. doi:10.1007/s001650200016. 
  • Christian Urban, Andrew M. Pitts and Murdoch J. Gabbay (2004). "Nominal unification". Theoretical Computer Science. 323: 473–497. doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2004.06.016.