CS 6510  Practical Functional Programming
Spring 2014MW 1:25-2:45   WEB 1450
Instructor: Matthew FlattOffice Hours: by appointment, MEB 3458

This course is about functional programming, emphasizing functional-programming skills and techniques that apply to all programming languages. Roughly one-third of the course meetings provide a conventional lecture; in the remaining meetings, we study example programs written and presented by students who are taking the course.

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Jan 6:Course setup; HtDP; alt HtDP
Triple Town; assignment
Jan 8:No meeting
Jan 13:Triple Town boards: Kyle, Eric, Devin, and Leif
Jan 15:Triple Town boards: Sarah, Matt, Sriraam, Xiangqi
Jan 20:Holiday
Our Triple Town rules
Jan 22:Triple Town moves: Grace, Matthew
Jan 27:Triple Town moves: Thomas, Srikanth, Ankit
Jan 29:Abstraction; slides
Feb 3:Triple Town moves: Marko, Mengyang, Yangtian
Due: Triple Town move programs
Feb 5:Concurrency in the style of Concurrent ML; nodes/code
Triple Town player protocol
Feb 10:Initial Triple Town player server: Devin, Leif, Thomas
Feb 12:Recursion, loops, stacks, tail calls, and space safety; slides
Feb 17:Holiday
Feb 19:Initial Triple Town player AI: Kyle, Matt, Sarah
Triple Town player driver: tt.zip
Feb 24:Triple Town player AI: Srikanth, Marko, Yangtian
Feb 26:Closure compilation; clos-comp; Feeley87
Mar 3:Continuation-passing style; success-fail-k
Sudoku assignment
Due: Triple Town players
Mar 5:Continuations; slides; server.rkt
Mar 17:Sudoku solvers: Kyle, Thomas
Mar 19:Project plans
Due: Sudoku solvers
Mar 24:Purely functional data structures; Okasaki96; avl.rkt; queue.rkt
Mar 26:Monads; monad.rkt
Mar 31:Initial project reports: Sarah, Leif
Apr 2:Delimlited continuations; slides
Apr 7:No meeting (Lazowska rountable in LCR)
Apr 9:Scribble
Apr 14:Project reports: Ankit, Kyle, Eric, Devin
Apr 16:Project reports: Grace, Marko
Apr 21:Project reports: Xiangqi, Thomas
Apr 23:Project reports: Sriraam, Mengyang, Matt, Yangtian
Due: final project

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Last update: Wednesday, May 7th, 2014