Refereed Papers at the Eighth International Python Conference

This is the definitive collection of accepted papers (after some cancellations).

Tuesday, 10:30 - 12:00: Python Futures (1.5 hours)

  • Greg Ward, The Python Module Distribution Utilities: An Introduction to the Distutils
  • John Aycock, Aggressive Type Inference
  • Christian Tismer, Stackless Python

Tuesday, 1:30 - 3:00: Database and Networking (1.5 hours)

  • Jim Fulton, Introduction to the Zope Object Database
  • Brad Clements, Netware Programming with Python *** Canceled! ***
  • Aaron Watters, Integrating Diverse Data Sources with Gadfly 2

Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00: Applications (2 hours)

  • Diego Lopez de Ipina, Building Components for a Distributed Sentient Framework with Python and CORBA
  • Mark Tigges and Brian Wyvill, Python for Scene and Model Description for Computer Graphics
  • Frank Stajano, Python in Education : Raising a Generation of Native Speakers
  • Jeffrey Elkner, Using Python in a High School Computer Science Program

Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:00: Scientific Programming (1.5 hours)

  • Richard White and Perry Greenfield, Using Python to Modernize Astronomical Software
  • Joseph VanAndel, Lessons Learned in Developing PERP
  • Paul Dubois, Climate Data Analysis Software