Caml with Gérard Huet
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“It was claimed that these [object-oriented] languages were better for modularity – and I don’t believe so.”
Caml is a functional programming language that is a dialect of the ML programming language family, developed at INRIA and formerly at ENS.
Gérard Huet is a senior researcher at INRIA, the French Institute for Research and Automation. He helped develop the Caml programming language in the 80s, and has a variety of other accomplishments in the world of computer science, including developing the Coq Proof Assistant System.
- What is ML?
- Why was LISP so popular?
- What was the purpose of proof assistants?
- The first implementation of Caml appeared in 1987. What was the spec for the language?
- What new features did Objective Caml (OCaml) bring to the language?
- What are the numerical humanities?
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