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Posted by Rob Knies
The Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) is an annual gathering of thought leaders from around the world to discuss all aspects of programming languages and systems, so it is a given that as the 40th instance of the event gets under way in Rome on Jan. 23, Microsoft Research will be providing robust support.Twenty-two papers, co-written by a total of 36 Microsoft Research scientists, were selected for presentation during the symposium, which concludes Jan. 25, and its co-located events—which began Jan. 20 and run through Jan. 26. Twenty attendees, spanning the Research in Software Engineering team from Microsoft Research Redmond, the Programming Principles and Tools group from Microsoft Research Cambridge, and the Programming Languages and Tools unit from Microsoft Research India.It’s only natural, says Judith Bishop, director of Computer Science for Microsoft Research Connections.