The false publicity of the programming language Mulan has recently attracted much attention and caused its creator to be under widespread criticism.
On January 19, the Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences stated that Liu Lei, the person in charge of the project, had been suspended for his misconduct of claiming completely independent research in developing Mulan.
The cause of the incident was that the staff of the compilation team started the company. The research results were exaggerated for the benefit of the company, and the Institute of Computing Technology was not aware of it, Yicai.com reported Sunday citing an insider from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
A person familiar with the matter said that the Chinese Academy of Sciences is so large that many employees have started their own companies. It was not a big deal to start a company at first, but now it is not only false publicity, but also involves the Chinese Academy of Sciences Computing Institute, which made things different.
Liu Lei is an associate researcher of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the head of the compilation group of the State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture.
According to him, Mulan is a programming language oriented to intelligent IoT applications and adopting the latest programming language design concepts and compilation technologies. The development team is committed to building it as "the C language in the age of smart things."
Although the product launch conference said that the Mulan programming language was developed by the compilation team of the State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, from the statement of the computing institute, this is more like the product of the enterprise founded by Liu Lei.
According to the introduction of the company's website, the company is an incubator of the Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and was established by the State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The Mulan programming language is the company's Key Products. However, the search results for "Mulan" on the official website of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and its key laboratories are all 0.
After the product was questioned, on January 18, Liu Lei apologized through the media, acknowledging that he had an exaggerated element in the interview.
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