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ICFP 2017
Sun 3 - Sat 9 September 2017 Oxford, United Kingdom
Wed 6 Sep 2017 09:37 - 10:00 at L1 - Domain-Specific Languages Chair(s): Martin Erwig

Domain-specific languages are the ultimate abstraction, dixit Paul Hudak. But what abstraction should we use to build such ultimate abstractions? What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander: a language, of course!

Racket is the ultimate abstraction-abstraction, a platform for quickly and easily building new ultimate abstractions. This pearl demonstrates Racket's power by taking a leisurely walk through the implementation of a DSL for Lindenmayer systems, the computational model par excellence of theoretical botany.

Wed 6 Sep

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09:37 - 10:00
Domain-Specific LanguagesResearch Papers at L1
Chair(s): Martin Erwig Oregon State University
09:37
23m
Talk
Herbarium Racketensis: A Stroll through the Woods (Functional Pearl)
Research Papers
Vincent St-Amour Northwestern University, USA, Daniel Feltey Northwestern University, USA, Spencer P. Florence Northwestern University, USA, Shu-Hung You Northwestern University, USA, Robby Findler Northwestern University, USA
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