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  Lisp programming language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lisp is a family of computer programming languages with a long history and a distinctive fully-parenthesized syntax.
Lisp was used as the implementation of the programming language Micro Planner that was the foundation for the famous AI system SHRDLU.
Lisp was the first homoiconic programming language: the primary representation of program code is the same type of list structure that is also used for the main data structures.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lisp_programming_language   (5157 words)

 LISP programming language - Wikipedia
Lisp (coined from "list processing") is an early programming language with a simple prefix-notation syntax, dynamic typing (that is, untyped variables but typed values), and special features for processing lists.
In fact, there are now many different languages with "Lisp" in their names, and it is probably better to regard "Lisp" as the name of a family of languages rather than of a single language.
The language was invented by John McCarthy in 1958 whilst he was at MIT; he published a paper in CACM in 1960 titled "Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions and Their Computation by Machine, Part I" (part II was never published).
nostalgia.wikipedia.org /wiki/LISP   (940 words)

 Lisp programming language - Wikiquote
Lisp is worth learning for the profound enlightenment experience you will have when you finally get it; that experience will make you a better programmer for the rest of your days, even if you never actually use Lisp itself a lot.
LISP has survived for 21 years because it is an approximate local optimum in the space of programming languages.
Programming in Lisp is like playing with the primordial forces of the universe.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Lisp_programming_language   (856 words)

 Qwika - similar:Lisp_programming_language
Common Lisp, commonly abbreviated CL, is a dialect of the Lisp programming language, standardised by ANSI X3.226-1994.
A programming language is a stylized communication technique intended to be used for controlling the behaviour of a machine (often a computer).
The C Programming Language, Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie, the original edition that served for many years as an informal specification of the language The C programming language is a standardized imperative computer programming language developed in the early 1970s by Dennis Ritchie for use on the Unix operating system.
www.qwika.com /rels/Lisp_programming_language   (1573 words)

 Lisp programming language - ArticleWorld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While the language was created in 1958 and the paper was published in 1960, it was not until 1962 that a complete Lisp compiler was implemented.
Lisp and AI were closely connected from the days of its discovery/invention.
The hard-core programmer, who is capable of changing the world, programs in one of two languages: Lisp or C. Though lisp is not in its highest today, there are some very ardent fans, adding to its repertoire.
www.articleworld.org /index.php/Lisp_programming_language   (445 words)

 Programming Languages Directory | LISP Programming Language
Lisp totally dominated Artificial Intelligence applications for a quarter of a century, and is still the most widely used language for AI.
Many programming language researchers believe that functional programming is a much better approach to software development, than the use of Imperative Languages (Pascal, C++, etc).
This program simply demonstrates the return of a string from a function call, in the Lisp programming language.
www.computerowl.com /lisp.php   (559 words)

 lisp - jasonwaltman.com
Lisp is a functional programming language intended for use in an interactive environment.
Lisp is the most popular language used in artificial intelligence research as a result of its extensibility and inherent nature to simplify exploratory programming.
Lisp is a functional language, and as a result requires a different way of thinking about problems than in languages that follow the more common imperative paradigm such as FORTRAN, Pascal, and C/C++.
www.jasonwaltman.com /compsci/lisp.html   (1070 words)

 The Lisp Programming Language
Because Lisp is its own metalanguage, the power of the entire programming language can be brought to bear on the task of transforming program text.
Lisp also emerged during that era, having appeared for the first time in 1958, but it's changed significantly over the years in ways that maintain a certain consistency, making it perhaps the most appropriate choice among languages today for the majority of programming.
Lisp macros are more like using an API in your favorite language to generate code during the compilation phase and/or while loading and/or during execution but in ways that the analogy breaks down.
www.play.org /lisp   (1189 words)

 Open Directory - Computers:Programming:Languages:Lisp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lisps are among the oldest programming languages.
LISP is an acronym for LISt Processing, invented by John McCarthy in the late 1950's as a formalism for reasoning on the use of recursion equations as a model for computation.
Scheme is often used in computer science curricula and programming language research due to its ability to represent many programming abstractions with its simple primitives.
dmoz.org /Computers/Programming/Languages/Lisp/desc.html   (686 words)

 Systems & Languages
In object-oriented programming languages the root idea is to bind together imperative commands and the data they act on, forming encapsulated objects.
He called this language Lisp, for 'List Processing,' because one of his key ideas was to use a simple data structure called a list for both code and data.
Lisp, which was devised in the earliest days of computers, survives in many systems today in various forms despite its clumsy syntax involving the extensive use of nested brackets.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/sys.html   (5120 words)

 TÖLV:   Lisp programming language        SOURCE: Lisp programming language - ...
"Lisp is a family of computer programming languages with a long history.
Developed first as an abstract notation for recursive functions, it later became the favored language of artificial intelligence research during the field's heyday in the 1970s and 1980s.
Lisp languages are today used in a number of fields, from
www.hi.is /~joner/eaps/to_lisp.htm   (159 words)

 The Scheme Programming Language
Scheme was one of the first programming languages to incorporate first class procedures as in the lambda calculus, thereby proving the usefulness of static scope rules and block structure in a dynamically typed language.
Scheme was the first major dialect of Lisp to distinguish procedures from lambda expressions and symbols, to use a single lexical environment for all variables, and to evaluate the operator position of a procedure call in the same way as an operand position.
Scheme is also the first programming language to support hygienic macros, which permit the syntax of a block-structured language to be extended reliably.
www.swiss.ai.mit.edu /projects/scheme   (700 words)

 The Logo Programming Language
In our language sample we used the procedure pick to randomly select an item from a list, for example in the procedure who.
Programming in Logo is done by adding to its vocabulary, teaching it new words in terms of words it already knows.
Many programming languages are pretty strict about wanting to know exactly what kind of data you claim to be using.
el.media.mit.edu /logo-foundation/logo/programming.html   (677 words)

 International Lisp Conference > Speakers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lisp language was invented by John McCarthy at MIT in the late 1950's and went on to become the "lingua franca" of "Artificial Intelligence" research during the following decades.
He invented the LISP programming language in 1958, developed the concept of time-sharing in the late fifties and early sixties, and has worked on proving that computer programs meet their specifications since the early sixties.
We describe two different syntax modules: a module for a sequentially-defined syntax of a typical programming language, doing the bulk of its parsing in a per-window function; and an interactive editor for a textual representation of lute tablature, recursively using a per-buffer function for its parsing.
www.lisp.org /css/ilc2k5/speakers.html   (9996 words)

 EuLisp - TunesWiki
(European Lisp), is a modern object-oriented dialect of the Lisp programming language whose design is less minimalist than that of Scheme but less constrained by compatibility reasons than Common Lisp.
In particular, it has a single namespace for variables and functions (like Scheme, and unlike Common Lisp, ie a Lisp-1) and its type system is perfectly integrated with the object system.
Furthermore, the language pervasively uses the module system, so that every program may import only those parts of the language that it needs.
tunes.org /wiki/EuLisp   (93 words)

 Austin College. Sherman, Texas
However, lisp is found in many domains and is the basis for many commercial systems today.
As an interpreted language, lisp is often selected as a extensible scripting language.
To acquire knowledge of the data structures and programming constructs of the LISP programming language
www.austincollege.edu /Info.asp?3532   (206 words)

 PC AI - LISP Programming Language
LISP was formulated by AI pioneer John McCarthy in the late 50's.
LISP's essential data structure is an ordered sequence of elements called a "list." The elements may be irreducible entities called "atoms" (functions, names or numbers) or they can be other lists.
Originally, LISP was built around a small set of simple list-manipulating functions which were building blocks for defining other, more complex functions.
www.pcai.com /web/ai_info/pcai_lisp.html   (884 words)

 Lisp - made with secret alien technology
Lisp is the most sophisticated programming language I know.
Greenspun's Tenth Rule of Programming: any sufficiently complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad hoc informally-specified bug-ridden slow implementation of half of Common Lisp.
The good languages have been those that were designed for their own creators: C, Perl, Smalltalk, Lisp.
lispers.org   (342 words)

 Common Lisp info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lisp language family was originally designed four decades ago to aid the then-nascent Artificial Intelligence industry, and has proven itself over the interim to be a powerful ally in tackling the world's most difficult kinds of problems:
Common Lisp is ANSI standard language X3.226-1994, renewed in 1999 and available from ANSI in PDF format as X3.226-1994 (R1999), although some people have complained that the PDF is poor resolution and hard to read.
Community resources for the Common Lisp language, including FAQs, lists of available vendors, and sources of free implementations are available from the Association of Lisp Users (ALU).
common-lisp.info   (414 words)

 Amazon.fr : Lisp: Livres en anglais: Patrick Henry Winston,Berthold Klaus Paul Horn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This third edition is a revised and expanded version of Winston and Horn's best-selling introduction to the Lisp programming language and to Lisp-based applications, many of which are possible as a result of advances in Artificial Intelligence technology.
Application examples drawn from expert systems, natural language interfaces, and symbolic mathematics are featured, and new applications dealing with probability bounds, project simulation, and visual object recognition are introduced.
version of Winston and Horn's best-selling introduction to the Lisp programming language and to Lisp-based applications, many of which are possible as a result of advances in Artificial Intelligence technology.
www.amazon.fr /Lisp-Patrick-Henry-Winston/dp/0201083191   (525 words)

 Learning Lisp for CMPT 310
You will be coding in the Common LISP programming language for your assignments.
All the Lisp that you need for completing the programming assignments will be presented in the following tutorial notes.
Common Lisp HyperSpec: A hypertext derivative of the ANSI Common LISP Specification (X3J13).
www.cs.sfu.ca /CC/310/pwfong/Lisp   (464 words)

 Lisp | Don Hopkins
It should have a general purpose message passing model that is independant of any scripting language, and you could also embed scripts in the xml in different language like is currently done with html.
One thing I like about Brad Meyers is that he's a strong programmer, as well as an excellent researcher, so he had a first-hand understanding of the real-world issues involved in programming languages and user interface architecture, unlike many academics who talk a lot of theory but never get their hands dirty.
Laszlo is an modern open source GUI programming system, with many of Garnet's advanced "natural programming" features like prototypes and constraints.
www.donhopkins.com /drupal/taxonomy/term/26   (1008 words)

 LISP Computer Programming Language
LISP is a computer programming language created in 1959 by John McCarthy.
LISP is short for List Processing, and was invented to deal with symbol manipulation, easily working with data strings.
Because of its interactive nature and its ability to compute with symbolic expressions rather than numbers, it is used to program "intelligent" computers for the investigation of Artificial Intelligence / AI.
www.inforingpress.com /info-tech-careers/lisp.htm   (348 words)

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