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Functional DSLs for Biocomputation



Colin Gravill talks about how using F# to construct a shared analysis engine and the languages used to make the individual tools.


Colin Gravill is a software developer at Microsoft Research in the biological computation group. He has a background in computational modeling and visualization from a venerable Fortran77 project to JavaScript. A recent convert to functional approaches pure and pragmatic, now working on biological simulations in F#.

About the conference

Intended to be hands-on and interactive, FP Days gives you the opportunity to share experiences with others, find out more about the latest available tools and techniques, network with your peers and have a thoroughly enjoyable experience.The event has a strong, practical focus on learning more about the principles of Functional Programming, using it effectively and exploring possibilities with current FP technologies.

Recorded at:

Mar 08, 2013