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The Scheme Programming Language (MIT Press)

The Scheme Programming Language (MIT Press)
Author: R. Kent Dybvig
ISBN 13: 9780262512985
ISBN 10: 26251298
Edition: fourth edition
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication Date: 2009-07-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 504
List Price: $51.00

A thoroughly updated and expanded edition brings this popular introductory text and reference up to date with the current Scheme standard, the Revised Report on Scheme.


An introduction to the language for readers with some programming experience, progressing from simple to difficult examples and exercises that illustrate each of the major features of the language. After coverage of aspects such as binding forms, control structures, and syntactic extension facilities, a final chapter includes sample programs and packages with an overview of each package with additional examples and exercises. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)