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Theory into Practice: the story of Incremental
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This talk will describe the development of a library called Incremental, a library for creating computations that are structured as dynamic dependency graphs, where only the relevant parts of the graph need to be evaluated in order to update to changes to input values. This library is based on Umut Acar et al’s work on self-adjusting computation.
The experience of building incremental is interesting in part as a story about technology transfer. Building an efficient and usable library of this kind is surprisingly tricky, and involves addressing many technical issues that were not contemplated by the original academic work. We’ll discuss these technical issues in some detail, and consider what they suggest about the difference in interests and goals between the academic and industrial work.
This talk is part of the Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars series.
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