[erlang-questions] Univs starting with Erlang

Fredrik Andersson <>
Wed Aug 13 12:53:09 CEST 2014


On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Anthony <> wrote:

> I think it depends the university, in UPMC where I went, a lot of units
> mentioned which languages will be used during the courses, and I won’t let
> you say that it is not a serious computer science program. ;)
>

True, might be more of a thing here in Sweden =) No intention of talking
down other univs.


>
> That being said, I contacted one of my old teachers to ask him if he would
> be interested teaching Erlang there, I hope he will reply.
>
> --
> Anthony Ramine
>
> Le 13 août 2014 à 08:13, Fredrik Andersson <> a écrit :
>
> > Hi Rustomomom (yeah I can't read and spell names either..)
> >
> > I don't think you will find a course description in most serious
> computer science programs that mentions the languages being used as the
> main focus of a computer science program it to teach the theory and not how
> to use the tools (languages are tools not theories). I know for a fact that
> most course descriptions for Uppsala University does not mention the
> languages as that would lock the course to forcing students and instructors
> to use that language.
> >
> > PS: No offence about the name thing.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Rustom Mody <>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Simon Thompson <
> > wrote:
> > We're teaching Erlang to our second year students in a course entitled
> "functional and concurrent programming". Erlang is the base language here,
> but we also introduce - briefly - other approaches to functional and
> concurrent programming.
> >
> > Simon
> >
> > Hi Simon (and Frederik)
> >
> > After some time battling google I found
> > http://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/modulecatalogue/modules/CO523
> > which seems to mention some topics in FP some in OOP...
> >
> > And no language!!
> >
> > So thanks your info is interesting to me personally but until I have
> links its not really usable in a public setting
> >
> > Rusi
> >
> >
> >
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