[Haskell-cafe] How would you hack it?

Lanny Ripple lanny at cisco.com
Thu Jun 5 13:06:02 EDT 2008

Wow.  Did I really quote the article as "Communcations"?  (A new,
little known work by Shannon! :/  The link is correct anyway.


Evan Laforge wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 3:23 PM, Lanny Ripple <lanny at cisco.com> wrote:
>> You might want to skim Shannon's 'A Mathematical Theory of
>> Communcations'.  Part 1, Section 2 and 3 are almost exactly your
>> topic.  (Or at least the direction you've headed in. :)
>>  http://plan9.bell-labs.com/cm/ms/what/shannonday/shannon1948.pdf
> Rob Pike's "Practice of Programming" has a few chapters with a markov
> generator in several different languages as a case study.  None of
> them are functional, but it's a pretty clear description of the idea.
> The "plan9" in the url reminded me :)

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