Tag: SICP

Welcome to the SICP Web Site

Welcome to the SICP Web Site




Wizard Book n. Hal Abelson’s, Jerry Sussman’s
and Julie Sussman’s Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
(MIT Press, 1984; ISBN 0-262-01077-1), an excellent computer science text used
in introductory courses at MIT. So called because of the wizard on the jacket.
One of the bibles of the LISP/Scheme world. Also, less commonly, known as the
Purple Book.

from The New Hacker’s Dictionary, 2nd edition
(MIT Press, 1993)


This site is a companion to the influential computer-science text Structure and Interpretation of Computer
Programs
, by Abelson, Sussman, and Sussman. Its purpose is to
demonstrate the Web’s potential to be a channel for innovative support for
textbook users.

The material on this site is aimed at instructors using SICP as a
course text, and at people using the book for self-study.

Currently at this site you will find:


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