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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs has had a dramatic impact on computer science curricula over the past decade. This long-awaited revision contains changes throughout the text.

There are new implementations of most of the major programming systems in the book, including the interpreters and compilers, and the authors have incorporated many small changes that reflect their experience teaching the course at MIT since the first edition was published.

A new theme has been introduced that emphasizes the central role played by different approaches to dealing with time in computational models: objects with state, concurrent programming, functional programming and lazy evaluation, and nondeterministic programming. There are new example sections on higher-order procedures in graphics and on applications of stream processing in numerical programming, and many new exercises.

In addition, all the programs have been reworked to run in any Scheme implementation that adheres to the IEEE standard.

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In addition, all the programs have been reworked to run in any Scheme implementation that adheres to the IEEE standard.

Synopsis:

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs has had a dramatic impact on computer science curricula over the past decade. This long-awaited revision contains changes throughout the text.

About the Author

Hal Abelson is Class of 1922 Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a fellow of the IEEE. He is a founding director of <, <, and the <. Additionally, he serves as co-chair for the <.Gerald Jay Sussman is the Matsushita Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the coauthor of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (MIT Press, second edition, 1996).

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Mark Fredrickson, January 20, 2008 (view all comments by Mark Fredrickson)
This book is a great introduction to virtually every school of thought in computer science. I would recommend it to hard core nerds and casual readers alike. I purchased a copy for my girlfriend and I to use as part of a local study group.

One great reason to buy this book is to use it as companion to the free online lectures or Berkeley iTunes course. The URLs are, respectively (make them all on one line, Powells does not allow URLs):

http://
swiss.csail.mit.edu/
classes/6.001/
abelson-sussman-lectures/

http://
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Core.woa/
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berkeley.edu.
78023720.01258504940

I feel obligated to mention that this book is available online for free. However, if you want the dead-tree version (as I did) get it here.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780262011532
With:
Sussman, Julie
With:
Sussman, Gerald Jay
With:
Sussman, Julie
Author:
Abelson, Harold
Author:
Sussman, Gerald Jay
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Programming
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Computer programming
Subject:
Lisp (computer program language)
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Edition Number:
2
Series:
MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Publication Date:
19960725
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
683
Dimensions:
9.06x6.22x1.45 in. 2.29 lbs.

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