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Go to Google Development Group (GDG) Hudson Valley at www.meetup.com/gdg-hudson-valley/ to find an amazing selection of technical and entrepreneurial organizations. Poughkeepsie Chapter of the Association For Computing Machinery aaa ccccccc mmmmm mmmmm a a cc cc mm mm mm mm aa aa cc c mm mm mm mm aaaaaaaaa cc mm mmm mm aa aa cc c mm m mm MEETING NOTICE aa aa cc cc mm mm aa aa cccccccc mm mm Program: The World of APL, Today Speaker: Dr. Ray Polivka, firstname.lastname@example.org About the Program: While APL chronologically is not a new programming language, today technically it is a very modern one. Evolving from its sound concise array oriented base incorporating many new features it reflects current frontiers of programming language development. You may, for example, experiment with true parallel processing, use functional programming as well as current procedural programming or object oriented programming, and bridge to other programming language environments such as R. This talk will focus on the current APL language as provided by Dyalog APL. Dyalog surrounds the APL programming language with strong supporting facilities to make a complete package capable of running on a wide range of computers from the $35 RaspberryPi to a large range of servers under a variety of operating systems. This presentation will summarize the core principles of the language followed by illustrations of the language in action. About the Speaker: Dr. Ray Polivka has had a long association with APL reaching back to 1967 where he was developing APL material for Science Research Associates. He has spent over half of his 35 years with IBM in education where he taught many APL classes worldwide. He has co-authored three APL textbooks. Upon retiring from IBM he established himself as Polivka Associates to continue presenting APL classes and actively promoting APL. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Illinois. When: 7:30 pm, Monday, Jan 19, 2015 Where: Presentation Room (2d floor, Rm 2023) Hancock Center, Marist College Directions: Building 15 on the map at www.marist.edu/welcome/map.html Parking: You can park at black dot Number 27 on the map at www.marist.edu/welcome/map.html or in the lot east of Route 9, southeast of the former Main Entrance. Cost: Free and open to the public Dinner: 6 pm, Palace Diner, 845.473.1576 Map and menu: www.thepalacediner.com All are welcome to join us for dinner. We thank Marist College for hosting the chapter's meetings. Refreshments are served after the meeting. For further information, email email@example.com or call 845.522.1971. P - L - E - A - S - E P - O - S - T