Perl and Scientific Programming: A panel discussion
Estimated talk length: 50 minutes
Panel Chair: Joe Kline
Panel members: current pool of which 3-4 empaneled
Joel Berger - Keynote Speaker YAPC::Brazil 2013
Jay Hannah - Lapsed BioPerl abuser.
Lord of Fire, Emeritus
Walter Mankowski - Postdoctoral researcher, Bioimage Lab, Drexel University
Dana Jacobsen - Senior Software Engineer at Rentrak
A brief introduction of panel members followed by some topics (see following), with some free form questions and answers with the audience.
Members will discuss their use of Perl in their scientific endeavors. How it was used in the past and how it might be used in the future.
Also, how one might leverage Perl's strengths and mitigate its weakness in scientific programming.