[Haskell-cafe] Examples of using Haskell for mathematics
jgoerzen at complete.org
Tue May 27 09:48:19 EDT 2008
On Monday 26 May 2008 1:08:49 pm Brent Yorgey wrote:
> Hi all!
> In a couple weeks I will be giving a short (15-min.) talk to an audience
> of mostly mathematicians, entitled "Executable Mathematics: A Whirlwind
> Introduction to Haskell". The idea will be to give a flavor of Haskell,
> its uniquenesses, and why it is a great language for playing around with
> mathematics, by way of some well-chosen examples. There are definitely
> plenty of such examples out there, and I've already found quite a few that
> I might use, but I thought I would send an email to the cafe to ask
> whether anyone has any code which you think particularly exemplifies some
> aspect of why Haskell is a great language for mathematics. I'm looking to
> include a wide range of examples, so any length (from a few to hundreds of
> lines of code) and any level (from simple number theory to things only a
> few people in the world understand) are fair game.
> Thanks in advance! And yes, I will definitely make the slides available
> after the talk. I don't know if I can promise a video, I kind of doubt
> the sessions will be videotaped. I guess we'll see.
You might find
interesting. It may not be exactly what you are looking for. There will
likely be an extended (and refined) presentation of this in Real World
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