Erlang is a general-purpose programming language and runtime environment. It has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. Erlang is used in several large telecommunication systems from Ericsson. Erlang is open source and available for download on GitHub.

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Review of genetic algorithm code in Erlang

I've written an Erlang implementation of the genetic algorithm for a hello world program described here: http://www.puremango.co.uk/2010/12/genetic-algorithm-for-hello-world/ This is my first time ...
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Improving clarity and style of this “Document at a time” algorithm

I've created a module that implements a basic "Document at a time" algorithm for inverted index querying (more background here). There are many algorithm improvements possible, but I'm now interested ...
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Why this code kills my system? [closed]

Why this code kills my system? ...
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Why this Erlang code works about one minute on my machine?

Why this Erlang code works about one minute on my machine? On Pascal something likes this tooks less then second on my machine. What I can do to speed up it? ...
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Feedback on Erlang Lists processing function

I have just started learning erlang...I am just practicing the recursion and all in erlang...I tried to write a few of the list processing functions on my own in erlang...Can someone review the code ...
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List-flattening function in erlang feels too wordy

I wrote a tail-recursive list-flattening function, but I'm not too happy with it. a) Is tail-recursion necessary here, or will the function be optimized without it? b) It's ugly how many clauses ...
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Erlang arithmetic progression to 7561

hi im new to erlang and this is my first code in that. it took me 3 days to write. as erlang has no loop statement, only way i could think of doing this is as follows: ...
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Erlang FFI into ImageMagick

This is a short program meant to give me an Erlang hook into the ImageMagick FFI for performance reasons. All comments welcome, but specifically my C experience is minimal, bordering on ...
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Erlang code that generates text output

I have recently made a small program to generate D&D (original edition) monster stat blocks in text form. I use this program myself to generate stats block so that I can then copy and paste them ...
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Beginner Erlang - Take a number and return English language representation

Like many, I started out with procedural programming. Of course, when learning a functional language, old habits may die hard, so I wrote a fairly trivial little thing which takes an integer and ...
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Erlang concurrency in circles

I am new to erlang (2 days to be honest) and I would highly appreciate some peer review. I am doing these exercises and was a bit stuck at this point: 2) Write a function which starts N processes ...
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Newbie Map/Reduce word frequency counter

I present you my first ever module to learn some Erlang awaiting your scrutiny . It does a word frequency count using map/reduce . I'm an Erlang noob, so I would very much like feedback about: ...
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Erlang code to list all IP addresses

This is some Erlang code I wrote to output a string of all the IP addresses of the machine. The string is simply printed to the user for him to read. ...