# Difference between revisions of "Haskell and mathematics"

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Haskell is growing in popularity among mathematicians. As one blogger put it: |
Haskell is growing in popularity among mathematicians. As one blogger put it: |
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− | :"after my involving myself in the subject, one thing that stands out is the relatively low distance between thought expressed in my ordinary day-to-day mathematical discourse, and thought expressed in Haskell code." |
+ | :''"after my involving myself in the subject, one thing that stands out is the relatively low distance between thought expressed in my ordinary day-to-day mathematical discourse, and thought expressed in Haskell code."'' |

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− | :"How can Haskell not be the programming language that all mathematicians should learn?" |
+ | :''"How can Haskell not be the programming language that all mathematicians should learn?"'' |

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− | To paraphrase Hilbert ([http://www.autoren-heute.de/wissenschaft/trans_html/Physiker/index.html "Physics is too complicated for Physicists"]), the relative obscurity of Haskell (a language with a strict notion of functions, higher-order-functions, and types) amongst mathematicians may be that: |
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− | :"Haskell is too mathematical for many mathematicians." ''[I doubt it. In fact, it seems to me that the opposite is more likely true. -- Cale]'' |
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This page collects resources for using Haskell to do mathematics: |
This page collects resources for using Haskell to do mathematics: |
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* [[Mathematics|Articles]] on computational and category theoretic branches of mathematics, and their role as a foundation for programming and Haskell itself. |
* [[Mathematics|Articles]] on computational and category theoretic branches of mathematics, and their role as a foundation for programming and Haskell itself. |
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* [http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Blog_articles/Mathematics Articles about Haskell and mathematics] |
* [http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Blog_articles/Mathematics Articles about Haskell and mathematics] |
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+ | * [[Mathematical prelude discussion]]: Initiatives to develop a mathematically sound algebraic class hierarchy for Haskell. |

+ | * [[Z4]] - a Ro/Haskell page with a small (not complete) implementation of Z4, as part of the Project "Boosting your Maths. Faculty with Haskell" . See paragraph # 3, on page [[Z4]] |
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Math papers using Haskell: |
Math papers using Haskell: |

## Latest revision as of 05:23, 12 July 2021

Haskell is growing in popularity among mathematicians. As one blogger put it:

*"after my involving myself in the subject, one thing that stands out is the relatively low distance between thought expressed in my ordinary day-to-day mathematical discourse, and thought expressed in Haskell code."*

and

*"How can Haskell not be the programming language that all mathematicians should learn?"*

This page collects resources for using Haskell to do mathematics:

- Mathematics textbooks using Haskell
- The category of math libraries on the Hackage library database.
- A growing collection of Haskell math libraries.
- There has been a long tradition of mechanised reasoning in and about Haskell.
- Articles on computational and category theoretic branches of mathematics, and their role as a foundation for programming and Haskell itself.
- Articles about Haskell and mathematics
- Mathematical prelude discussion: Initiatives to develop a mathematically sound algebraic class hierarchy for Haskell.
- Z4 - a Ro/Haskell page with a small (not complete) implementation of Z4, as part of the Project "Boosting your Maths. Faculty with Haskell" . See paragraph # 3, on page Z4

Math papers using Haskell: