[plt-scheme] Scheme UK Meeting: 6 April 2005: Functional Languages for Scientific Computing

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Mar 17 07:19:00 EST 2005

              Scheme UK Meeting: 6 April 2005

The next meeting of the Scheme UK user's group will be held
on 6 April 2005 from 7pm till we leave for the
pub.  The meeting will take place at the offices of LShift
(see http://www.lshift.net/contact.html for directions).
This meeting will be held in conjuction with UK Lispers.

Jon Harrop: Functional Languages for Scientific Computing

Flying Frog Consultancy (http://www.ffconsultancy.com)
are a Cambridge UK based consultancy specialising in
scientific software.  Work to date includes real-time 3-D
visualisation, development of a JIT compiler for
Mathematica, and vector graphics.
Flying Frog Consultancy does a large portion of their
work in the functional language O'Caml.  They have just
published a book entitled Objective CAML for Scientists
Jon Harrop from Flying Frog will present some of their
work, and discuss the applicability and advantages of
functional languages.  Copies of Objective CAML for
Scientists will be available at a discounted price.


Scheme UK is a UK based group of people interested in the
Scheme programming language in particular, and advanced
programming languages in general.  We are interested in
both practical and theoretic aspects.  We meet on the
first Wednesday of each month.  Newcomers are welcome.

For more details see:


Email: noelwelsh <at> yahoo <dot> com
AIM: noelhwelsh

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