Fortran Standards Update

Date and Time: 
2012 Dec 18th @ 3:00pm
2012 Dec 20th @ 3:30pm
Location: 
FL2-1001 Small Seminar on the 18th -- ML-132 Main Seminar on the 20th
Speaker: 
Dan Nagle

Currently, Fortran compilers vary widely in their support of Fortran 2003 and Fortran 2008. This limits portability. The Fortran committees have responded by proposing that only very modest features be added for Fortran 1x. The work list is now open for suggestions. Also, the Fortran committees have written an annex for TS 24772, "Guidance to Avoiding Vulnerabilities in Programming Languages through Language Selection and Use". This is intended to be useful as a starting point for development of coding standards. I'll provide an update on Fortran standards activities and seek input from Fortran programmers.

All materials mentioned in Dan's talk can be downloaded here.

Speaker Description: 

Daniel Nagle is the chair of PL22.3 (formerly J3) Fortran Standard Committee. He got his PhD in Computational Science from GMU and is working in UCAR’s Consulting Service Group. He has been using and teaching Fortran since the '60s and has been parallel programming in Fortran and other languages since the '80s

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