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A combinator library for the design of railway track layouts

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 May 2011

BARNEY STRATFORD*
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In the design of railway track layouts, there are only a small number of geometric configurations that are used in practice, and a number of constraints as to how those configurations can be fitted together to create a whole layout. In order to solve these problems, we construct a Haskell combinator library. The library has been used for the design of real-world track layouts.

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