- First name: Mark
- Last name: McConnell
- Email address: REMOVED
- Phone number(s):
- Postal code: 07059
- City: Warren
- State or province: NJ
- Country: USA
- Organization(s) you work for or study at
(please supply the name and city for each organization):
- Fields of interest
(e.g. computer linguistics, numerical analysis, business software,
medicine, bioinformatics):
computational mathematics
computing for algebraic topology, number theory, group theory
symbolic algebra
numerical analysis (optimization)
discrete optimization
musical composition
- Have you written any Lisp-related papers? If so, please supply
bibliographical references (and URL's, if possible).
"Explicit reduction theory for Siegel modular threefolds", with Robert
MacPherson, Inventiones Math. 111, 1993 (575-625).
"Cohomology of congruence subgroups of SL(4,Z)", with Avner Ash and
Paul Gunnells, Journal of Number Theory 94, 2002, no. 1, (181-212).
- Have you developed or participated in the development of any
Lisp-related programs or libraries? If so, please supply a URL,
if possible.
Sheafhom, a package for algebraic topology and intersection homology.
Common Lisp, 10000 lines. (URL unavailable.)
- Lisp variants you have used (e.g. Common Lisp, Scheme, Dylan):
Common Lisp, Scheme, Franz Lisp
- Lisp variants you're currently using or intend to use in the
near future:
Common Lisp
- Lisp implementations you have used
(e.g. CMUCL, Lispworks, Allegro Common Lisp):
CMUCL, CLISP, Allegro
- Lisp implementations you're currently using or intend to use
in the near future:
Allegro
- Computer platforms on which you're using or deploying Lisp:
Windows 2000
- Number of years of experience with Lisp:
19
- Experience with other programming languages (please supply the
number of years and the name of the language):
Java professionally for 5 years
Basic, APL, Fortran, C, ML, Visual Basic
For math: Maple, Mathematica, Pari
- Total number of years of programming experience:
30+
- Do you use Lisp:
- at work (if so, how much)
may start soon
- for study (if so, how much)
5+ hours per week
- as a hobby (if so, how much)
- Are you using Lisp as much as you would like to?
If not, why not?
- Do you see any obstacles to further Lisp growth (if so, what
is the biggest obstacle in your opinion)?
- Would you be interested in a Lisp-related job or contract work?
yes
- Is your organization interested in hiring Lisp programmers?
no
- Are you currently participating in Lisp-related meetings?
If so, where and how often?
Lisp NYC, about once a month
If not, would you be interested in such meetings?