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ICFP 2020
Thu 20 - Fri 28 August 2020
Mon 24 Aug 2020 15:15 - 15:30 at ICFP NY 2 - New York 2 Chair(s): Alan Jeffrey
Tue 25 Aug 2020 03:15 - 03:30 at ICFP Asia 2 - Asia 2 Chair(s): Alan Jeffrey

Functional programming languages are particularly well-suited for building automated reasoning systems, since (among other reasons) a logical term is well modeled by an inductive type, traversing a term can be implemented generically as a higher-order combinator, and backtracking is dramatically simplified by persistent datastructures. However, existing \emph{pure} functional programming languages all suffer a major limitation in these domains: traversing a term requires time proportional to the tree size of the term as opposed to its graph size. This limitation would be particularly devastating when building automation for interactive theorem provers such as Lean and Coq, for which the exponential blowup of term-tree sizes has proved to be both common and difficult to prevent. All that is needed to recover the optimal scaling is the ability to perform simple operations on the memory addresses of terms, and yet allowing these operations to be used freely would clearly violate the basic premise of referential transparency. We show how to use dependent types to seal the necessary pointer-address manipulations behind pure functional interfaces while requiring only a negligible amount of additional trust. We have implemented our approach for the upcoming version (v4) of Lean, and our approach could be adopted by other languages based on dependent type theory as well.

Mon 24 Aug
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14:30 - 16:30: New York 2ICFP Program at ICFP NY 2
Chair(s): Alan JeffreyMozilla Research

Public livestreams: YouTube, Bilibili (China)

14:30 - 14:45
Talk
Achieving High-Performance the Functional Way - A Functional Pearl on Expressing High-Performance Optimizations as Rewrite Strategies
ICFP Program
Bastian HagedornUniversity of Münster, Germany, Johannes LenfersUniversity of Münster, Thomas KoehlerUniversity of Glasgow, United Kingdom, Xueying QinUniversity of Glasgow, United Kingdom, Sergei GorlatchUniversity of Münster, Germany, Michel SteuwerThe University of Edinburgh
DOI Media Attached
14:45 - 15:00
Talk
Staged Selective Parser Combinators
ICFP Program
Jamie WillisImperial College London, Nicolas WuImperial College London, UK, Matthew PickeringUniversity of Bristol, UK
DOI Media Attached
15:00 - 15:15
Talk
Kindly Bent to Free Us
ICFP Program
Gabriel RadanneInria, Hannes SaffrichUniversity of Freiburg, Peter ThiemannUniversity of Freiburg, Germany
DOI Pre-print Media Attached File Attached
15:15 - 15:30
Talk
Sealing Pointer-Based Optimizations Behind Pure Functions
ICFP Program
Daniel SelsamMicrosoft Research, Simon HudonCarnegie Mellon University, Leonardo De MouraMicrosoft Research, n.n.
DOI Media Attached
15:30 - 15:45
Talk
Effects for Efficiency: Asymptotic Speedup with First-Class Control
ICFP Program
Daniel HillerströmThe University of Edinburgh, Sam LindleyHeriot-Watt University, UK / The University of Edinburgh, UK, John LongleyThe University of Edinburgh
DOI Media Attached
15:45 - 16:00
Talk
Computation Focusing
ICFP Program
Nick RiouxUniversity of Pennsylvania, Steve ZdancewicUniversity of Pennsylvania
DOI Media Attached
16:00 - 16:15
Talk
Retrofitting Parallelism onto OCamlDistinguished Paper
ICFP Program
KC SivaramakrishnanIIT Madras, Stephen DolanUniversity of Cambridge, UK, Leo WhiteJane Street, Sadiq JafferOpsian and OCaml Labs, Tom KellyOCaml Labs, Anmol SahooIIT Madras, Sudha ParimalaIIT Madras, Atul DhimanIIT Madras, Anil MadhavapeddyOCaml Labs
DOI Media Attached
16:15 - 16:30
Talk
Liquid Information Flow ControlDistinguished Paper
ICFP Program
Nadia PolikarpovaUniversity of California, San Diego, Deian StefanUniversity of California at San Diego, USA, Jean YangCarnegie Mellon University, Shachar ItzhakyTechnion, Israel, Travis HanceCarnegie Mellon University, Armando Solar-LezamaMassachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
DOI Media Attached

Tue 25 Aug
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02:30 - 04:30: Asia 2ICFP Program at ICFP Asia 2
Chair(s): Alan JeffreyMozilla Research

Public livestreams: YouTube, Bilibili (China)

02:30 - 02:45
Talk
Achieving High-Performance the Functional Way - A Functional Pearl on Expressing High-Performance Optimizations as Rewrite Strategies
ICFP Program
Bastian HagedornUniversity of Münster, Germany, Johannes LenfersUniversity of Münster, Thomas KoehlerUniversity of Glasgow, United Kingdom, Xueying QinUniversity of Glasgow, United Kingdom, Sergei GorlatchUniversity of Münster, Germany, Michel SteuwerThe University of Edinburgh
DOI Media Attached
02:45 - 03:00
Talk
Staged Selective Parser Combinators
ICFP Program
Jamie WillisImperial College London, Nicolas WuImperial College London, UK, Matthew PickeringUniversity of Bristol, UK
DOI Media Attached
03:00 - 03:15
Talk
Kindly Bent to Free Us
ICFP Program
Gabriel RadanneInria, Hannes SaffrichUniversity of Freiburg, Peter ThiemannUniversity of Freiburg, Germany
DOI Pre-print Media Attached File Attached
03:15 - 03:30
Talk
Sealing Pointer-Based Optimizations Behind Pure Functions
ICFP Program
Daniel SelsamMicrosoft Research, Simon HudonCarnegie Mellon University, Leonardo De MouraMicrosoft Research, n.n.
DOI Media Attached
03:30 - 03:45
Talk
Effects for Efficiency: Asymptotic Speedup with First-Class Control
ICFP Program
Daniel HillerströmThe University of Edinburgh, Sam LindleyHeriot-Watt University, UK / The University of Edinburgh, UK, John LongleyThe University of Edinburgh
DOI Media Attached
03:45 - 04:00
Talk
Computation Focusing
ICFP Program
Nick RiouxUniversity of Pennsylvania, Steve ZdancewicUniversity of Pennsylvania
DOI Media Attached
04:00 - 04:15
Talk
Retrofitting Parallelism onto OCamlDistinguished Paper
ICFP Program
KC SivaramakrishnanIIT Madras, Stephen DolanUniversity of Cambridge, UK, Leo WhiteJane Street, Sadiq JafferOpsian and OCaml Labs, Tom KellyOCaml Labs, Anmol SahooIIT Madras, Sudha ParimalaIIT Madras, Atul DhimanIIT Madras, Anil MadhavapeddyOCaml Labs
DOI Media Attached
04:15 - 04:30
Talk
Liquid Information Flow ControlDistinguished Paper
ICFP Program
Nadia PolikarpovaUniversity of California, San Diego, Deian StefanUniversity of California at San Diego, USA, Jean YangCarnegie Mellon University, Shachar ItzhakyTechnion, Israel, Travis HanceCarnegie Mellon University, Armando Solar-LezamaMassachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
DOI Media Attached