All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic
views updated

FP A notation for functional programming proposed by J. W. Backus in 1978. Backus propounded a general functional style of programming, and developed an algebra of functional programs. FP has not been developed as a practical programming language, but has enriched the conception of functional programming.

views updated

fp (ital.) Music forte-piano (Italian; loud (then) soft)
• freezing point