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Functional Programming

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A series of talks on functional programming languages covering Haskell, Lisp and F#.

Come to find out more about how functional programming languages allow us to specify what we want to compute, not how it should be computed.

Speakers:

  • Thomas Down (Gurdon Institute) – Haskell: not just for purists
  • Simon Peyton-Jones (Microsoft Research) – Nested Data Parallelism: from NESL to Haskell
  • Stephen Eglen (DAMTP) – Emacs Lisp
  • Phillip Trelford (Microsoft Research) – Winning the adPredict competition with functional programming

Drinks & nibbles will be provided.

Directions:

http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/map/

This talk is part of the SciComp@Cam: Scientific Computing in Cambridge series.

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