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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (Second Edition) Hardcover – 6 Aug 1996

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  • Hardcover: 684 pages
  • Publisher: MIT Press; 2nd Revised edition edition (6 Aug. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262011530
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262011532
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 15.8 x 3.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars 37 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 606,244 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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With an analytical and rigorous approach to problem solving and programming techniques, this book is oriented toward engineering. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs emphasizes the central role played by different approaches to dealing with time in computational models. Its unique approach makes it appropriate for an introduction to computer science courses, as well as programming languages and program design. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Hal Abelson is Class of 1922 Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a fellow of the IEEE. He is a founding director of Creative Commons, Public Knowledge, and the Free Software Foundation. Additionally, he serves as co-chair for the MIT Council on Educational Technology. Gerald Jay Sussman is the Matsushita Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the coauthor of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (MIT Press, second edition, 1996).


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