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.

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.

The Common Lisp companion

Author: Timothy D. Koschmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: UOM:39015017731202
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Computers

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.

Common LISP

Author: David S. Touretzky
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486791708
Release Date: 2014-02-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Highly accessible treatment covers cons cell structures, evaluation rules, programs as data, recursive and applicable programming styles. Nearly 400 illustrations, answers to exercises, "toolkit" sections, and a variety of complete programs. 1990 edition.

Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming

Author: Peter Norvig
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9780080571157
Release Date: 2014-06-28
Genre: Computers

Paradigms of AI Programming is the first text to teach advanced Common Lisp techniques in the context of building major AI systems. By reconstructing authentic, complex AI programs using state-of-the-art Common Lisp, the book teaches students and professionals how to build and debug robust practical programs, while demonstrating superior programming style and important AI concepts. The author strongly emphasizes the practical performance issues involved in writing real working programs of significant size. Chapters on troubleshooting and efficiency are included, along with a discussion of the fundamentals of object-oriented programming and a description of the main CLOS functions. This volume is an excellent text for a course on AI programming, a useful supplement for general AI courses and an indispensable reference for the professional programmer.

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.

The Art of the Metaobject Protocol

Author: Gregor Kiczales
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262610744
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Computers

The CLOS metaobject protocol is an elegant, high-performance extension to the CommonLisp Object System. The authors, who developed the metaobject protocol and who were among the group that developed CLOS, introduce this new approach to programming language design, describe its evolution and design principles, and present a formal specification of a metaobject protocol for CLOS.Kiczales, des Rivières, and Bobrow show that the "art of metaobject protocol design" lies in creating a synthetic combination of object-oriented and reflective techniques that can be applied under existing software engineering considerations to yield a new approach to programming language design that meets a broad set of design criteria.One of the major benefits of including the metaobject protocol in programming languages is that it allows users to adjust the language to better suit their needs. Metaobject protocols also disprove the adage that adding more flexibility to a programming language reduces its performance. In presenting the principles of metaobject protocols, the authors work with actual code for a simplified implementation of CLOS and its metaobject protocol, providing an opportunity for the reader to gain hands-on experience with the design process. They also include a number of exercises that address important concerns and open issues.Gregor Kiczales and Jim des Rivières, are Members of the Research Staff, and Daniel Bobrow is a Research Fellow, in the System Sciences Laboratory at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.

Programming in Common LISP

Author: Rodney Allen Brooks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: UOM:39076000505854
Release Date: 1985-08-28
Genre: Computers

An easy-to-read text that introduces sophomores, juniors and seniors to programming in modern LISP. Presents fundamentals and debugging techniques, stressing good programming style. Treats the language from the perspective of modern structured developments in Common LISP. Takes beginners to a level where they know LISP well enough to program state-of-the art artificial intelligence applications. Includes numerous quick exercises and end-of-chapter problem sets that give students practice in writing and debugging LISP programs. Points out features that may be non-standard in other popular LISP implementations.

Scala Cookbook

Author: Alvin Alexander
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449340339
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Genre: Computers

Save time and trouble when using Scala to build object-oriented, functional, and concurrent applications. With more than 250 ready-to-use recipes and 700 code examples, this comprehensive cookbook covers the most common problems you’ll encounter when using the Scala language, libraries, and tools. It’s ideal not only for experienced Scala developers, but also for programmers learning to use this JVM language. Author Alvin Alexander (creator of DevDaily.com) provides solutions based on his experience using Scala for highly scalable, component-based applications that support concurrency and distribution. Packed with real-world scenarios, this book provides recipes for: Strings, numeric types, and control structures Classes, methods, objects, traits, and packaging Functional programming in a variety of situations Collections covering Scala's wealth of classes and methods Concurrency, using the Akka Actors library Using the Scala REPL and the Simple Build Tool (SBT) Web services on both the client and server sides Interacting with SQL and NoSQL databases Best practices in Scala development

Common Lisp

Author: Wade L. Hennessey
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: UOM:39015026547508
Release Date: 1989-01-01
Genre: Computers


Interpreting LISP

Author: Gary D. Knott
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484227077
Release Date: 2017-06-22
Genre: Computers

Learn Lisp programming in a data structures context, including tables, functions, forms, expressions, typed-pointers, I/O, garbage collection and some applications. This short primer contains a careful description of the data structures manipulated by Lisp functions. These data structures and others, notably hash tables, are also used in constructing a Lisp interpreter. Interpreting Lisp will be of special interest to those learning and using programming languages and computer architecture as well as data structures. This book will be useful to autodidacts, professional programmers, and computer enthusiasts in a wide variety of fields. What You'll Learn Use the atom table and the number table in Lisp Master expressions, typed pointers, arguments and results in typed pointers, and more Write lambda expressions in Lisp Bind actual values to formal arguments Develop games in Lisp Who This Book Is For Experienced programmers new to Lisp.

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.

Turtle Geometry

Author: Harold Abelson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262510375
Release Date: 1986-01-01
Genre: Computers

Turtle Geometry presents an innovative program of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the effective use of personal computers can profoundly change the nature of a student's contact with mathematics. Using this book and a few simple computer programs, students can explore the properties of space by following an imaginary turtle across the screen.The concept of turtle geometry grew out of the Logo Group at MIT. Directed by Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms, this group has done extensive work with preschool children, high school students and university undergraduates. Harold Abelson is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Andrea diSessa is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley.