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In Praise of Higher Order Functions



Mary Sheeran discusses higher order functions, taking a look at their history and their algebra, showing some examples capturing patterns in hardware description and GPU programming.


Mary Sheeran is Professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden. Mary has pioneered the use of functional domain specific languages in hardware design and verification, and in resource aware parallel programming. She is a founder member of IFIP Working Group 2.8 on Functional Programming.

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Jul 22, 2018