[Haskell-cafe] Examples of using Haskell for mathematics
conal at conal.net
Tue May 27 17:08:41 EDT 2008
Along these lines, check out (and maybe quote) the July 2007 note from Doug
McIlroy to the Haskell list:
I've particularly been enjoying Doug's paper "The Music of Streams",
mentioned in that note.
On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 11:49 AM, Henning Thielemann <
lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 May 2008, Brent Yorgey wrote:
> Hi all!
>> In a couple weeks I will be giving a short (15-min.) talk to an audience
>> mostly mathematicians, entitled "Executable Mathematics: A Whirlwind
>> Introduction to Haskell". The idea will be to give a flavor of Haskell,
>> uniquenesses, and why it is a great language for playing around with
>> mathematics, by way of some well-chosen examples. There are definitely
>> plenty of such examples out there, and I've already found quite a few that
>> might use, but I thought I would send an email to the cafe to ask whether
>> anyone has any code which you think particularly exemplifies some aspect
>> why Haskell is a great language for mathematics. I'm looking to include a
>> wide range of examples, so any length (from a few to hundreds of lines of
>> code) and any level (from simple number theory to things only a few people
>> in the world understand) are fair game.
> The mathematical examples I like most are power series (including elegant
> solution of differential equations and series inversion) and computable real
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