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1. Overview

The aim is to match up two sets of ideas. The first is a collection of functional-programming-related research results and research in progress. The second is a collection of dreams and wishes about how global software should be and what properties it should have.

Functional Programming Ideas Top

Although these ideas have been developed using functional programming as a guide, they have wider implications. The main ideas, which we will go into in more detail later, are:

The things which the functional paradigm don't yet deal with well, but which we would like to tackle, are:

Global Computing Ideas Top

These are the main features which we want to see in the global computing of the future.

What Next? Top

To follow up these ideas, we want to arrange more meetings (monthly-ish), to pull out application ideas and hot topics, to produce MSc/research projects and attract money.

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Author: Ian Holyer
Last modified: 21 Sep 1998 12:43
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