[Openmcl-devel] John McCarthy passed away

Thibault Langlois tl at di.fc.ul.pt
Tue Oct 25 14:16:41 UTC 2011


*What is the publication date of this paper ?
*
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 3:05 PM, Glen Foy <lisp at clairvaux.org> wrote:

>
> "We shall first define a class of symbolic expressions in terms of ordered
> pairs and lists.  Then we shall define five elementary functions and
> predicates, and build from them by composition, conditional expressions, and
> recursive definitions an extensive class of functions of which we shall give
> a number of examples.  We shall then show how these functions themselves can
> be expressed as symbolic expressions, and we shall define a universal
> function *apply* that allows us to compute from the expression for a given
> function its value for given arguments."
>
> John McCarthy
> Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions
> and their Computation by Machine, Part I
>
>
> On Oct 25, 2011, at 9:09 AM, Paul Krueger wrote:
>
> For anyone who hasn't heard ...
>
>
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-20125026-92/john-mccarthy-creator-of-lisp-programming-language-dies/
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Thibault Langlois
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PS: esta mensagem está escrita em Português antigo.
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