Mary Sheeran

Keynote: Why Functional Programming Matters

Keynote: Why Functional Programming Matters

25 years ago John Hughes published "Why Functional Programming Matters", a manifesto for FP--but the subject is much older than that! In this talk we'll take a deep dive into history to revisit our personal selection of highlights.

About Mary

Professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden and co-leader of the Functional Programming Group there. Mary has pioneered the use of functional domain specific languages in hardware design and verification, and in resource aware parallel programming. Founder member of IFIP Working Group 2.8 on Functional Programming.

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