[PL-sem-jr] Plan for this semester and next week

Ming-Ho Yee yee.mi at husky.neu.edu
Tue Jan 30 15:16:25 EST 2018

Reminder: we're meeting tomorrow at *1:30pm* in *WVF 116*.

On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 5:36 PM, Ming-Ho Yee <yee.mi at husky.neu.edu> wrote:

> At today's planning meeting, we decided on two themes for PL Jr.
> The first is "the history and philosophy of programming languages," which
> is intentionally vague. Topics can be related to math (e.g. Gödel's
> incompleteness theorems, Church, Turing, etc.) or engineering (e.g. Ada
> Lovelace, Grace Hopper), or anything else that falls under history. *Please
> brainstorm some topics so we can decide on a schedule next week.*
> The second theme is an experiment: we'll watch conference talk videos, but
> pause to discuss and ask questions whenever we don't understand something.
> Next week, we'll start with William's POPL talk, Type-Preserving CPS
> Translation of Σ and Π Types is Not Not Possible
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhzMAVYA8pg>.
> *Also, think about what history topics or conference talks you'd like to
> discuss.* Here are some recent papers/videos: POPL papers
> <https://popl18.sigplan.org/track/POPL-2018-papers#event-overview> and
> talks <https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTp2XBEhj5rBzc2IfysZwYA/featured>,
> OOPSLA papers
> <https://2017.splashcon.org/track/splash-2017-OOPSLA#event-overview> and
> talks <https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgNOrQWOr3rKR9XPB1Km66Q/feed>,
> ICFP papers
> <https://icfp17.sigplan.org/track/icfp-2017-papers#event-overview> and
> talks
> <https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnqUlCo055hW7kU-SBQEhC_87etA5Gqlq>,
> PLDI papers <https://pldi17.sigplan.org/track/pldi-2017-papers> and talks
> <https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMTm6Ln7vQZZv6sQ0I4R7iaIjvSVhHXod>,
> ECOOP papers <https://2017.ecoop.org/track/ecoop-2017-papers> and talks
> <https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMTm6Ln7vQZZ4uY483ouMr4EEIa79yEqu>
> .
> When: Wednesdays at 1:30pm
> Where: WVF 116
> -- Ming-Ho
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