Common LISP Modules

Author: Mark Watson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461231868
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Computers

While creativity plays an important role in the advancement of computer science, great ideas are built on a foundation of practical experience and knowledge. This book presents programming techniques which will be useful in both AI projects and more conventional software engineering endeavors. My primary goal is to enter tain, to introduce new technologies and to provide reusable software modules for the computer programmer who enjoys using programs as models for solutions to hard and interesting problems. If this book succeeds in entertaining, then it will certainly also educate. I selected the example application areas covered here for their difficulty and have provided both program examples for specific applications and (I hope) the method ology and spirit required to master problems for which there is no obvious solution. I developed the example programs on a Macintosh TM using the Macintosh Common LISP TM development system capturing screen images while the example programs were executing. To ensure portability to all Common LISP environments, I have provided a portable graphics library in Chapter 2. All programs in this book are copyrighted by Mark Watson. They can be freely used in any free or commercial software systems if the following notice appears in the fine print of the program's documentation: "This program contains software written by Mark Watson." No royalties are required. The program miniatures contained in this book may not be distributed by posting in source code form on public information networks, or in printed form without my written permission.

COMMON LISP

Author: Guy L. Steele
Publisher: Digital Press
ISBN: 1555580416
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Computers

The defacto standard - a must-have for all LISP programmers. In this greatly expanded edition of the defacto standard, you'll learn about the nearly 200 changes already made since original publication - and find out about gray areas likely to be revised later. Written by the Vice- Chairman of X3J13 (the ANSI committee responsible for the standardization of Common Lisp) and co-developer of the language itself, the new edition contains the entire text of the first edition plus six completely new chapters. They cover: - CLOS, the Common Lisp Object System, with new features to support function overloading and object-oriented programming, plus complete technical specifications * Loops, a powerful control structure for multiple variables * Conditions, a generalization of the error signaling mechanism * Series and generators * Plus other subjects not part of the ANSI standards but of interest to professional programmers. Throughout, you'll find fresh examples, additional clarifications, warnings, and tips - all presented with the author's customary vigor and wit.

Practical Common Lisp

Author: Peter Seibel
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430200178
Release Date: 2006-11-01
Genre: Computers

* Treats LISP as a language for commercial applications, not a language for academic AI concerns. This could be considered to be a secondary text for the Lisp course that most schools teach . This would appeal to students who sat through a LISP course in college without quite getting it – so a "nostalgia" approach, as in "wow-lisp can be practical..." * Discusses the Lisp programming model and environment. Contains an introduction to the language and gives a thorough overview of all of Common Lisp’s main features. * Designed for experienced programmers no matter what languages they may be coming from and written for a modern audience—programmers who are familiar with languages like Java, Python, and Perl. * Includes several examples of working code that actually does something useful like Web programming and database access.

Common Lisp Recipes

Author: Edmund Weitz
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484211762
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Computers

Find solutions to problems and answers to questions you are likely to encounter when writing real-world applications in Common Lisp. This book covers areas as diverse as web programming, databases, graphical user interfaces, integration with other programming languages, multi-threading, and mobile devices as well as debugging techniques and optimization, to name just a few. Written by an author who has used Common Lisp in many successful commercial projects over more than a decade, Common Lisp Recipes is also the first Common Lisp book to tackle such advanced topics as environment access, logical pathnames, Gray streams, delivery of executables, pretty printing, setf expansions, or changing the syntax of Common Lisp. The book is organized around specific problems or questions each followed by ready-to-use example solutions and clear explanations of the concepts involved, plus pointers to alternatives and more information. Each recipe can be read independently of the others and thus the book will earn a special place on your bookshelf as a reference work you always want to have within reach. Common Lisp Recipes is aimed at programmers who are already familiar with Common Lisp to a certain extent but do not yet have the experience you typically only get from years of hacking in a specific computer language. It is written in a style that mixes hands-on no-frills pragmatism with precise information and prudent mentorship. If you feel attracted to Common Lisp's mix of breathtaking features and down-to-earth utilitarianism, you'll also like this book.

COMMON LISP

Author: Franz Inc
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: UOM:49015000579392
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Computers

This is the first complete and definitive reference to Common LISP, a popular computer language often used by artificial intelligence programmers. This is an alphabetical reference, which includes essays, and is for serious LISP programmers.

LISP Lore and Logic

Author: W. Richard Stark
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461389316
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Computers

Here is a presentation of LISP which is both practical and theoretical. For the practical, the syntax of the language, the programming styles, and the semantics of computation are carefully developed. For the theoretical, the algebra of interpreters, the lambda calculus as a foundation for LISP, and the algebraic significance of LISP's approach to artificial intelligence are discussed. As the title suggests, the book reaches beyond the technical side of LISP to present colorful applications, historical comments and quotations, computational philosophy, consequences of LISP's exceptional power, and much more. The material has been designed to appeal to a variety of readers, from the bright freshman to the practicing professional, and from computer scientists and mathematicians to chemists, engineers, and philosophers.

Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages

Author: Andy Gill
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540929949
Release Date: 2009-02-13
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages, PADL 2009, held in Savannah, GA, USA, in January 2009, colocated with POPL 2009, the Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages. The 18 revised full papers presented together with 1 invited talk were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions. The volume features original work emphasizing novel applications and implementation techniques for all forms of declarative concepts, including functions, relations, logic, and constraints. The papers address all current aspects of declarative programming; they are organized in topical sections on user interfaces and environments, networks and data, multi-threading and parallelism, databases and large data sets, tabling and optimization, as well as language extensions and implementation.

Lisp in Small Pieces

Author: Christian Queinnec
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139643283
Release Date: 2003-12-04
Genre: Computers

This is a comprehensive account of the semantics and the implementation of the whole Lisp family of languages, namely Lisp, Scheme and related dialects. It describes 11 interpreters and 2 compilers, including very recent techniques of interpretation and compilation. The book is in two parts. The first starts from a simple evaluation function and enriches it with multiple name spaces, continuations and side-effects with commented variants, while at the same time the language used to define these features is reduced to a simple lambda-calculus. Denotational semantics is then naturally introduced. The second part focuses more on implementation techniques and discusses precompilation for fast interpretation: threaded code or bytecode; compilation towards C. Some extensions are also described such as dynamic evaluation, reflection, macros and objects. This will become the new standard reference for people wanting to know more about the Lisp family of languages: how they work, how they are implemented, what their variants are and why such variants exist. The full code is supplied (and also available over the Net). A large bibliography is given as well as a considerable number of exercises. Thus it may also be used by students to accompany second courses on Lisp or Scheme.

A Practical Introduction to Fuzzy Logic using LISP

Author: Luis Argüelles Méndez
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319231860
Release Date: 2015-09-11
Genre: Computers

This book makes use of the LISP programming language to provide readers with the necessary background to understand and use fuzzy logic to solve simple to medium-complexity real-world problems. It introduces the basics of LISP required to use a Fuzzy LISP programming toolbox, which was specifically implemented by the author to “teach” the theory behind fuzzy logic and at the same time equip readers to use their newly-acquired knowledge to build fuzzy models of increasing complexity. The book fills an important gap in the literature, providing readers with a practice-oriented reference guide to fuzzy logic that offers more complexity than popular books yet is more accessible than other mathematical treatises on the topic. As such, students in first-year university courses with a basic tertiary mathematical background and no previous experience with programming should be able to easily follow the content. The book is intended for students and professionals in the fields of computer science and engineering, as well as disciplines including astronomy, biology, medicine and earth sciences. Software developers may also benefit from this book, which is intended as both an introductory textbook and self-study reference guide to fuzzy logic and its applications. The complete set of functions that make up the Fuzzy LISP programming toolbox can be downloaded from a companion book’s website.

Land of Lisp

Author: Conrad Barski
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593272814
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Computers

Provides information on the core concepts of Lisp progamming, covering such topics as recursion, input/output, object-oriented programming, and macros, and offers instructions on creating complete Lisp-based games, including a text adventure, an evolution simulation, and a robot battle.

Electronic Multimedia Publishing

Author: Fillia Makedon
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780585349060
Release Date: 1998-02-28
Genre: Computers

Electronic Multimedia Publishing brings together in one place important contributions and up-to-date research results in this fast moving area. Electronic Mulitmedia Publishing serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research issues in the field.