[Haskell-cafe] Re: What's going on in our courses?

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Sat Oct 14 15:49:15 EDT 2006

> Last Spring my Functional Programming class implemented a Genetic  Algorithm
> with Neural Networks that learned to play Nim. The students  had a really
> good time--they also learned lots about Functional  Programming
> with Haskell.
> Part of the final exam was a tournament.

> This Fall in AI we'll be  doing GA's again and Genetic Programming.

> Is there a list or forum that talks about teaching our students
> about  Haskell?

Indeed, I'd be interested as well.
I'm actually looking for a good textbook for a "concepts of programming
language" course.  All the books I can find tend to emphasize OO or
imperative programming too much for my taste.


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