Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - 2nd Edition (MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

ISBN-13: 9780262510875

ISBN-10: 0262510871

Author: Harold Abelson, Gerald Jay Sussman

Edition: second edition

Publication date:
1996
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Format:
Paperback 657 pages
Category:
Engineering
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Acknowledged author Harold Abelson wrote Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - 2nd Edition (MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) comprising 657 pages back in 1996. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0262510871 and 9780262510875. Since then Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - 2nd Edition (MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $20.90 or rent at the marketplace.


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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.