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Lennart Augustsson

Lennart Augustsson is a Swedish computer scientist. He was previously a lecturer at the Computing Science Department at Chalmers University of Technology. His research field is functional programming and implementations of functional languages.[1]

Augustsson has worked for Carlstedt Research and Technology, Sandburst, and Credit Suisse and is currently employed by Standard Chartered Bank.[2]

Augustsson is the author of:

He was also a co-developer, with Thomas Johnsson, of Lazy ML.

Augustsson was intimately involved in early LPMud development, both in the LPMUD driver and the CD mudlib. His MUD community pseudonym is Marvin.[8]

Augustsson has written three winning entries in the International Obfuscated C Code Contest:

  • 1985 Most obscure program (1985/august.c)
  • 1986 Best complex task done in a complex way (1986/august.c)
  • 1996 Best of Show (1996/august.c)


  1. ^ "Commercial Users of Functional Programming -- Lennart Augustsson". Retrieved August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lennart Augustsson". Google Plus profile. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cayenne -- A language with dependent types". Retrieved August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Haskell Implementations". Retrieved August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Chapter 13 USB Devices". Retrieved August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Parallel Haskell". Retrieved August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Bluespec -- Designer's Perspective" (PDF). Retrieved August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Common Expressions LPMud". Retrieved August 2011. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Lennart Augustsson's blog
  • The HBC compiler
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