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ICFP 2018
Sun 23 - Sat 29 September 2018 St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Sun 23 Sep 2018 13:30 - 14:03 at New York Central - Session 3

Simon Peyton Jones, MA, MBCS, CEng, graduated from Trinity College Cambridge in 1980. After two years in industry, he spent seven years as a lecturer at University College London, and nine years as a professor at Glasgow University, before moving to Microsoft Research (Cambridge) in 1998. His main research interest is in functional programming languages, their implementation, and their application. He has led a succession of research projects focused around the design and implementation of production-quality functional-language systems for both uniprocessors and parallel machines. He was a key contributor to the design of the now-standard functional language Haskell, and is the lead designer of the widely-used Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC). He has written two textbooks about the implementation of functional languages.

More generally, he is interested in language design, rich type systems, software component architectures, compiler technology, code generation, runtime systems, virtual machines, and garbage collection. He is particularly motivated by direct use of principled theory to practical language design and implementation – that’s one reason he loves functional programming so much.

Sun 23 Sep
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13:30 - 15:10
13:30
33m
Talk
How to write a Great Research Paper
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Simon Peyton JonesMicrosoft, UK
14:03
33m
Talk
Dependent Types
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Stephanie WeirichUniversity of Pennsylvania, USA
14:36
34m
Talk
An opinionated talk on how to give talks
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Ranjit JhalaUniversity of California, San Diego