[Haskell-cafe] Places to write and publish projects that "explain ideas"?

Siddharth Bhat siddu.druid at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 14:50:14 UTC 2018

Hey, yep, indeed, it is considered a requirement.

I'm not aware of people in the past who have published articles of this
form - in general, the requirements are peer reviewed publications in a
"good" journal / conference - measure by impact factor or what have you.
Hence the question :)

On Mon, 24 Dec, 2018, 19:21 Kim-Ee Yeoh, <ky3 at atamo.com> wrote:

> Hi Siddarth,
> Something implied -- though not explicated -- in your email is that
> publication serves as some form of requirement before you obtain your
> degree, yes?
> So you're looking for places where your articles can gain sufficient
> endorsement?
> In that case, you want to find out from your department what kind of
> publishing standards they demand.
> Among those who have graduated from your department with publications,
> precisely where have they published their articles?
> Best, Kim-Ee
> On Monday, December 24, 2018, Siddharth Bhat <siddu.druid at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I have somewhat of an unorthodox problem. I've been writing on and off, a
>> series on implementing compilers
>> "beautifully" in haskell, called tiny-optimising-compiler
>> <http://github.com/bollu/tiny-optimising-compiler>. They're literate
>> haskell files, with the aim
>> of explaining the really elegant ideas that exist in compilers literature
>> -
>> data flow analysis, abstract interpretation, SSA, continuations, scalar
>> evolution,
>> and some more slightly out-there / research-y things, like polyhedral
>> compilation,  equality saturation.
>> However, I'm also a research student at my university, and am expected to
>> publish before I graduate. I was
>> looking for possible places to publish a project such as this, whose
>> selling point would be "explains things
>> elegantly, and possibly rewords standard things to nice looking haskell".
>> Are there places where one
>> could conceivably publish about such a project? If not, I forsee myself
>> not being able to finish this project
>> for a while longer, and that would make me sad.
>> Thanks, and a merry christmas to all,
>> ~Siddharth
> --
> -- Kim-Ee
Sending this from my phone, please excuse any typos!
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