The latest Tweets from The Little Lisper (@thelittlelisper). Interested in Common Lisp and modern lisps like Clojure. Publication: · Book. The little LISPer. MIT Press Cambridge, MA, USA © ISBN Book. Bibliometrics Data Bibliometrics. · Citation Count. Reviewer: Robert Jude Baker. This is a revised version of a classic . The original author, Daniel Friedman, is now at Indiana University, as is his coauthor of.
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Perhaps even more strange and wonderful, nowhere in this book about recursive functions is the Factorial Litrle ever mentioned. The greatest strength of LISP is its firm base in the essentials of the mathematics of computability, including Goedel’s recursive functions and Church’s Lambda calculus.
Despite its flaws, the book has a very loyal lksper and that is because it works. I made a couple of modifications. It was then the best introductory book on programming, regardless of language, and I still haven’t seen anything to compare with it. It will maintain the interest of anyone who comes to learn.
I cannot endorse this book highly enough. English Choose a language for shopping.
The format is a programmed text with questions on the left side and answers on the right. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. There are very few books that deeply change the way that you think. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I believe this defines what a teaching book can be.
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But that was ok because it wasn’t really about LISP, it was about recursive functions. The Little Schemer is not a complete book on programming. And most importantly, functions are lambdas. You didn’t need a computer in order to work through lisoer exercises. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
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With wit and wisdom, The Little LISPer unfolds some of the most beautiful concepts in mathematics, computer science, and logic. Read more Read less. I read this beautiful little book as a child and it has never left me.