Programming and Meta-Programming in Scheme

Programming and Meta-Programming in Scheme

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A comprehensive first course in Scheme, covering all of its major features: abstraction, functional programming, data types, recursion, and semantic programming. Although the primary goal is to teach students to program in Scheme, this will be suitable for anyone taking a general programming principles course. Each chapter is divided into three sections: core, appendix , and problems. Most essential topics are covered in the core section, but it is assumed that most students will read the appendices and solve most of the problems - all of which require short Scheme procedures. As well as providing a thorough grounding in Scheme, the author discusses different programming paradigms in depth. An important theme throughout is that of qmeta-programmingq, thus providing an insight into topics such as type-checking and overloading which might otherwise be missed.newline. Because newline returns an unspecified value, cube also returns an unspecified value. Our interactive cube procedure does not satisfy the versatility goal: If possible, procedures should be reusable in several places within the sameanbsp;...

Title:Programming and Meta-Programming in Scheme
Author:Jon Pearce
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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