Haskell and mathematics
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−  This page collects resources for using Haskell to do mathematics. 
+  This page collects resources for using Haskell to do mathematics: 
−  ==Textbooks== 
+  * [[Books and tutorials/MathematicsMathematics textbooks using Haskell]] 
−  +  * A growing [[Libraries_and_tools/Mathematicscollection of Haskell math libraries]]. 

−  See [[Books and tutorials/Mathematics]] 
+  * There has been a long tradition of mechanised reasoning in and about Haskell. 
−  +  ** [[Research_papers/Testing_and_correctness#Verifying_Haskell_programsResearch papers]] 

−  ==Libraries== 
+  ** [[Libraries_and_tools/Theorem_proversTheorem provers]] 
−  +  * [[MathematicsArticles]] on computational and category theoretic branches of mathematics, and their role as a foundation for programming and Haskell itself. 

−  A growing [[Libraries_and_tools/Mathematicscollection of Haskell math libraries]]. 
+  * [http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Blog_articles/Mathematics Articles about Haskell and mathetmatics] 
−  +  * [[Haskell and mathematics/HierarchyA mathematical class hierarchy for * Haskell]]. An initiative to develop a mathematically sound algebraic class hierarchy for Haskell. 

−  ==Theorem proving== 

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−  There has been a long tradition of mechanised reasoning in and about Haskell. 

−  * [[Research_papers/Testing_and_correctness#Verifying_Haskell_programsResearch papers]] 

−  * [[Libraries_and_tools/Theorem_proversTheorem provers]] 

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−  ==Mathematics from a Haskell perspective == 

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−  [[MathematicsArticles]] on computational and category theoretic branches of 

−  mathematics, and their role as a foundation for programming and Haskell 

−  itself. 

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−  ==Tutorials and blogs on Haskell for mathematicians== 

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−  There's an active commuity of (professional and amateur) mathematicians [http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Blog_articles/Mathematics blogging about Haskell and mathetmatics]. 

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−  ==Mathematical hierarchy== 

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−  An initiative to develop a mathematically sound algebraic class hierarchy for Haskell. See [[Haskell and mathematics/Hierarchy]] 

[[Category:Community]] 
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Revision as of 07:38, 29 June 2007
Haskell is growing in popularity among mathematicians. As one blogger put it:
 "after my involving myself in the subject, one thing that stands out is the relatively low distance between thought expressed in my ordinary daytoday mathematical discourse, and thought expressed in Haskell code."
and
 "How can Haskell not be the programming language that all mathematicians should learn?"
To paraphrase Hilbert ("Physics is too complicated for Physicists"), the relative obscurity of Haskell (a language with a strict notion of functions, higherorderfunctions, and types) amongst mathematicians may be that:
 "Haskell is too mathematical for many mathematicians."
This page collects resources for using Haskell to do mathematics:
 Mathematics textbooks using Haskell
 A growing collection of Haskell math libraries.
 There has been a long tradition of mechanised reasoning in and about Haskell.
 Articles on computational and category theoretic branches of mathematics, and their role as a foundation for programming and Haskell itself.
 Articles about Haskell and mathetmatics
 A mathematical class hierarchy for * Haskell. An initiative to develop a mathematically sound algebraic class hierarchy for Haskell.