I was purging the disk on my laptop of large files and found a video lecture which I forgot to publish. Here it is with some delay. I lectured on how to implement type theory at the School and Workshop on Univalent Mathematics in December 2017, at the University of Birmingham (UK).
I have had the honor to lecture at the Oregon Programming Language Summer School 2018 on the topic of algebraic effects and handlers. The notes, materials and the lectures are available online:
- the GitHub repository with the course material
- the OPLSS lecture materials, including notes and video recordings of the lectures
I gave four lectures which started with the mathematics of algebraic theories, explained how they can be used to model computational effects, how we make a programming language out of them, and how to program with handlers.
It describes a complete formalization of dependent type theory which allows you to turn various features of type theory on and off, and it proves several basic formal theorems.
GitHub repository: formal-type-theory
Slides: TYPES 2017 – A modular formalization of type theory in Coq [PDF]
We are looking for two PhD students at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana. The programme starts in October 2017 and lasts three years. The positions will be fully funded (subject to approval by the funding agency). The candidates should have a Master’s degree in mathematics or computer science. No knowledge of Slovene is required.
The first PhD student will be advised by dr. Andrej Bauer. The topic of research is foundations of type theory. The candidate should have interest in mathematical aspects of type theory, and familiarity with proof assistants is desirable.
The second PhD student will be advised by dr. Matija Pretnar. The topic of research is the theory of programming languages with a focus on computational effects. The candidate should have interest in both the mathematical foundations and practical implementation of programming languages.
Candidates should send their applications as soon as possible, but no later than the end of April, to Andrej Bauer firstname.lastname@example.org or Matija Pretnar email@example.com, depending on their primary interest. Please include a short CV, academic record, and a statement of interest.