Julia is a recently developed high-level programming language (see  http://julialang.org/) that has been getting a lot of attention lately. Julia is designed to address the requirements of high-performance numerical and scientific computing while also being effective for general purpose programming. A notable aspect of Julia's implementation is its speed, which is often within a factor of two relative to fully optimized C code (and thus often an order of magnitude faster than Matlab, Python, or R). In this discussion group, we will learn about Julia, try to encode some simple neuromorphic algorithms in it, and compare ease of implementation and speed with other languages. Contact: Soumyajit Mandal ( sxm833@…)