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Things I need to internalize by March or so [Oct. 23rd, 2010|08:34 pm]
Lindsey Kuper
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So how does this look for an oral quals reading list? The idea of the list is to cover "the larger concepts and issues" of my research area, as well as to convey what I've been doing for the last two years. I've read most of them already, but "read once" is a long way from "internalized".

Oh, and:

  • TaPL, like, all of it
  • The first (Substructural Type Systems) and second (Dependent Types) chapters of ATTaPL

I also want to include some kind of standard reference on unification that's not specific to any particular language or system. Maybe this? I read a few things about unification last year as part of our unsuccessful FLOPS paper effort, but I never actually read Martelli and Montanari and probably ought to. Any suggestions?

Oh! And I'm going to have to know something about denotational semantics -- can anyone suggest a single standard reference for that?

Any other glaring omissions?

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[User Picture]From: lindseykuper
2010-10-24 05:28 am (UTC)
The Sheard paper, while extremely cool, probably isn't the right one for my oral quals list -- but maybe the Cardelli is! That's another one we looked at for the FLOPS submission. (Actually we cited Sheard, too, for path compression, because you told me about it.)
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