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
- 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
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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