This talk is an introduction on lambda calculus and will address the foundations of functional programming languages.

We will learn the building blocks of lambda calculus - syntax, rules, and application.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

I wish ("wishful thinking") to keep this a surprise.

Learning Outcome

We will be able to better understand and appreciate the interpretation of the various language constructs and its use in functional programs.

Target Audience

Students, beginners to functional programming

schedule Submitted 5 years ago

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  • Dhaval Dalal
    By Dhaval Dalal  ~  2 years ago
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    Hi Shakthi,

         Giving an outline on how you plan to structure the talk would be helpful to understand how much content you intend to share, given that this is submitted as a beginner level talk.



    • Naresh Jain
      By Naresh Jain  ~  5 years ago
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      Shakthi, thanks for submitting this important proposal. I agree with Dhaval's feedback. Some basic structure will really help. Thank you.

      • Shakthi Kannan
        By Shakthi Kannan  ~  5 years ago
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        As mentioned, I do wish to keep the element of surprise, and that is the chance I am taking with the proposal. Thanks for your comments.