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Extreme Cleverness: Functional Data Structures in Scala
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| by Daniel Spiewak Follow 3 Followers on Dec 14, 2011 |

Daniel Spiewak shows how to create immutable data that supports structural sharing, such as: Singly-linked List, Banker’s Queue, 2-3 Finger Tree, Red-Black Tree, Patricia Trie, Bitmapped Vector Trie.

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Daniel Spiewak is a software developer based out of Wisconsin, USA. Over the years, he has worked with Java, Scala, Ruby, C/C++, ML, Clojure and several experimental languages. He currently spends most of his free time researching parser theory and methodologies, particularly areas where the field intersects with functional language design, domain-specific languages and type theory.

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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