data.lazy_list

# Lazy lists #

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The type lazy_list α is a lazy list with elements of type α. In the VM, these are potentially infinite lists where all elements after the first are computed on-demand. (This is only useful for execution in the VM, logically we can prove that lazy_list α is isomorphic to list α.)

inductive lazy_list (α : Type u) :

Lazy list. All elements (except the first) are computed lazily.

Instances for lazy_list
@[protected, instance]
def lazy_list.inhabited {α : Type u} :
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def lazy_list.singleton {α : Type u} :
α

The singleton lazy list.

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def lazy_list.of_list {α : Type u} :
list α

Constructs a lazy list from a list.

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def lazy_list.to_list {α : Type u} :
list α

Converts a lazy list to a list. If the lazy list is infinite, then this function does not terminate.

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def lazy_list.head {α : Type u} [inhabited α] :
α

Returns the first element of the lazy list, or default if the lazy list is empty.

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def lazy_list.tail {α : Type u} :

Removes the first element of the lazy list.

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def lazy_list.append {α : Type u} :

Appends two lazy lists.

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def lazy_list.map {α : Type u} {β : Type v} (f : α β) :

Maps a function over a lazy list.

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def lazy_list.map₂ {α : Type u} {β : Type v} {δ : Type w} (f : α β δ) :

Maps a binary function over two lazy list. Like lazy_list.zip, the result is only as long as the smaller input.

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def lazy_list.zip {α : Type u} {β : Type v} :
lazy_list × β)

Zips two lazy lists.

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def lazy_list.join {α : Type u} :

The monadic join operation for lazy lists.

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def lazy_list.for {α : Type u} {β : Type v} (l : lazy_list α) (f : α β) :

Maps a function over a lazy list. Same as lazy_list.map, but with swapped arguments.

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def lazy_list.approx {α : Type u} :

The list containing the first n elements of a lazy list.

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def lazy_list.filter {α : Type u} (p : α Prop)  :

The lazy list of all elements satisfying the predicate. If the lazy list is infinite and none of the elements satisfy the predicate, then this function will not terminate.

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def lazy_list.nth {α : Type u} :

The nth element of a lazy list as an option (like list.nth).

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meta def lazy_list.iterates {α : Type u} (f : α α) :
α

The infinite lazy list [x, f x, f (f x), ...] of iterates of a function. This definition is meta because it creates an infinite list.

meta def lazy_list.iota (i : ) :

The infinite lazy list [i, i+1, i+2, ...]