How is Haskell used in music

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The book provides a compact introduction to functional programming with Haskell. Using examples, the authors first convey basic concepts that form the basis for functional program development. Then advanced aspects are dealt with and numerous new applications and topics are presented. With exercises for each chapter and solutions at the end of the book, the material can also be worked through in self-study. The book's website contains examples and other materials.

Summary

The book "Haskell Intensive Course" by marco block and Adrian Neumann fully lives up to its name: The authors offer a compact introduction to Haskell on almost 300 pages. ... "Haskell Intensive Course" is a special book. The authors succeed in convincing the programmer, who is primarily concerned with problem solving, to think about the program. If you are looking for a different introduction to computer science, you will find reading in this book that will whet your appetite for more.

Source: Linux Magazine 6, 2011.

From the reviews:

"The book ... fully lives up to its name. The authors offer a compact introduction to Haskell ... A brave undertaking that has succeeded. ... is a special book. The authors succeed, who are primarily concerned with problem-solving To get oriented programmers to think about the program. If you are looking for a slightly different introduction to IT, you will find reading in this book that will whet your appetite for more. " (Rainer Grimm, in: LINUX, 2011, Issue 6, p. 82)