NYCJUG/2011-08-09

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learning strategy, poker, agent-based simulation, functional programming, size of J

Location:: The Heartland Brewery, Empire State Building, 34th and 5th, NYC


Agenda

             Meeting Agenda for NYCJUG 20110809
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1. Beginner's regatta: questioning an APL tradition: see "Why Minimal Guidance
Instruction Does Not Work_kirschner_Sweller_Clark.pdf".


2. Show-and-tell: paper for parallel-processing conference on agent-based poker
simulation: see "Poker Simulation So Far.pdf".


3. Advanced topics: What is the "size" of J and why might this matter?  See
"The Size of J.pdf".


4. Learning, teaching and promoting J, et al.: some more ideas for a talk to
the functional programmers Meetup: see "Comparison of Fold and Map in Various
Languages.pdf", "MapReduceRedux.pdf", "A Functional Approach to Shifting
Certain Array Elements.pdf", and "One Off by Sliding.pdf".

Meeting Materials

From here: File:Why Minimal Guidance Instruction Does Not Work kirschner Sweller Clark.pdf

File:Poker Simulation So Far.pdf

File:The Size of J.pdf

File:Comparison of Fold and Map in Various Languages.pdf

File:MapReduceRedux.pdf

File:A Functional Approach to Shifting Certain Array Elements.pdf

File:One Off by Sliding.pdf

File:Sketches of Poker Simulation Strategy.pdf

File:APL images - family and APL-360 cover design.pdf

File:Excerpts from Language Size from Gabriel's Patterns Of Software.pdf