Academic Papers

A curated list of Interesting academic papers in various fields. Notes about them, including my reading notes.

  • How to read a paper by S. Keshav, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

A few days back, Nandaja shared a link to a 2017 blog post by Michael Feathers titled 10 Papers Every Developer Should Read. It inspired me to start reading academic papers. So this is my attempt to form the habit of reading academic papers. I'll be starting with the ones listed in the above blog post. I'll also include the ones I read before. Let's hope it works.

In the future, I'll move most of the papers listed here to a more relevant page. Until then, this is the place for me to dump the reading notes, relevant links and files.

Michael Feathers's list of 10 Papers Every Deveoper should Read

  • A Note On Distributed Computing – Jim Waldo, Geoff Wyant, Ann Wollrath, Sam Kendall

  • The Next 700 Programming Languages – P. J. Landin

  • Can Programming Be Liberated from the von Neumann Style? – John Backus

  • Reflections on Trusting Trust – Ken Thompson

  • Lisp: Good News, Bad News, How to Win Big – Richard Gabriel

  • An experimental evaluation of the assumption of independence in multiversion programming – John Knight and Nancy Leveson

  • Arguments and Results – James Noble

  • A Laboratory For Teaching Object-Oriented Thinking – Kent Beck, Ward Cunningham

  • Programming as an Experience: the inspiration for Self – David Ungar, Randall B. Smith

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