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1 describes the abstract machine and its assem­ bly language. 2 describes the mapping of the TIGRE abstract machine onto different hardware platforms, including assembly language implementations for the VAX and the MIPS R2000 architectures. 3 describes the implementation of the core Turner Set combinators in TIGRE assembly language. 4 describes minimum TIGRE software support requirements. 1. THE TIGRE ABSTRACT MACHINE TIGRE is defined as an abstract machine having its own assembly langu­ age. This abstract machine has an instruction set which is designed to implement efficiently the primitive operations for performing graph rewriting and graph evaluation.

While the I F combinator could be implemented so as not to rewrite graphs, in the style of the projection combinators, the overhead involved in repeatedly evalu­ ating the first argument probably outweighs the savings possible from not rewriting the graph. 3. List Manipulation Combinators The Turner Set includes definitions for two list manipulation com­ binators: P and U. P is the "pairing" combinator, which works much like a " cons" operation in LISP. Figure 4-7 shows the P transformation, which protects a pair of subtrees from being evaluated, and returns a pointer to the structure of paired elements.

It is important to note that the value returned by the P combinator is not necessarily the same as the value used by the U combinator subtree to access the P subtree, since additional projection combinatore may interfere there as well. A second­ ary use of the P node which is supported by this method is the use of P to return pointers to unevaluated lists for performing list equality compari­ sons. The U combinator expects that its second argument will be a pointer to a tree which reduces to a P combinator subtree.

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