Latent typing

In computer programming, latent typing refers to a type system where types are associated with values and not variables.[1] An example latently typed language is Scheme. This typically requires run-time type checking and so is commonly used synonymously with dynamic typing.[2]

See also


  1. Allen B. Tucker (28 June 2004). Computer Science Handbook, Second Edition. Taylor & Francis. pp. 92–. ISBN 978-1-58488-360-9.
  2. Benjamin C. Pierce (January 2002). Types and Programming Languages. MIT Press. pp. 2–. ISBN 978-0-262-16209-8.
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