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

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sat Oct 14 15:53:54 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.

You might want to look at :

We use:
    Bob Harper's book, "Programming Languages: Theory and Practice"
    "Types and Programming Languages", Benjamin Pierce


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