Welcome back. We will be kicking off the new year by having Michael Tiller talk about Modelica.
The talk will focus on the kind of language semantics that exist in Modelica. In terms of semantics, Modelica is a bit unusual. It is highly declarative and rarely imperative. So that, by itself is interesting. Beyond that, Modelica requires a whole bunch of really interesting algorithms in order to really work. It will focus on the interesting nexus that Modelica forms between the computer science and engineering fields. Finally, to demonstrate Modelica, Michael will showcase some web-based applications he has done that leverage a hypermedia API he developed for performing simulations and managing simulation results.
As usual, great talk, great conversation, food and soft drinks. Come on out for a great evening.