Synopses & Reviews
A self-contained, intermediate-level introduction to the structure and syntax of Common Lisp, this text is the first based on the draft ANSI standard for Common Lisp. Presents the concepts of object-oriented programming and incorporates the Common Lisp Object-Oriented Systems (CLOS) of the new ANSI standard. Includes end-of-section exercises. The end-of-chapter problems are answered at the back of the book.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-451) and index.
Table of Contents
The Rule of Three--The Three Rules of Evaluation.
Forms and Functions--Defining Common Lisp Functions.
Inquisitor of Structures--Common Lisp Symbols.
Objects all Sublime--Common Lisp Structures.
Gently Down the Stream--Lisp I/O.
Functions Revisited--Advanced Features of Functions.
Program Structure--Structuring Code.
Programmation Etlogique--Logic Programming.
Epilogue--Common Lisp: A Reappraisal for Further Reading.