Functional Programming in the Wild

Speaker  Antonio Cisternino, Don Syme, and Manuel Chakravarty

Host  Microsoft Research Connections

Affiliation  Microsoft Research Cambridge, University of Pisa, University of New South Wales

Duration  01:39:40

Date recorded  17 July 2012

Kenji Takeda from Microsoft Research chairs this session at Faculty Summit 2012.

This session highlights some of the latest developments and applications of functional programming and explores how functional programming can transform business, science, and engineering in the real world, for today and tomorrow.

Information-rich programming is changing how we think about language design, with F# type providers bringing information to developers over the web. Discover how Haskell is being extended into parallel and cloud computing. And learn how functional programming is being used in the wild, from bioengineering and chemistry to engineering and finance.

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