One of the instigators, back in 1987, of the project that led to the definition of the programming language Haskell, Simon Peyton Jones is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research’s lab in Cambridge, England. He edited the Haskell 98 Revised Report, the current stable definition of the language; he is the architect and lead developer of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC), the “de facto standard compiler” according to haskell. org; and he gave Haskell its widely cited unofficial motto: “Avoid success at all costs.”
- Type System
- Functional Programming
- Concurrent Program
- Transactional Memory
- Type Inference
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Seibel, P. (2009). Simon Peyton Jones. In: Coders at Work. Apress. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-1949-1_7
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