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November 25, 2012 | History

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs 5 editions

Cover of: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson, Gerald J Sussman
About the Book

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)

5 editions First published in 1985

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Cover of: Structure & Interpretation of Computer Programs.
Publish date unknown, MIT Press Ltd, M I T Press, MIT Press Ltd, M I T Press, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Structure & Interpretation of Computer Programs.
Cover of: Structure and interpretation of computer programs
Cover of: Structure and interpretation of computer programs
1985, MIT Press, McGraw-Hill
Structure and interpretation of computer programs
in English
Cover of: Structure and interpretation of computer programs
1996, MIT Press, McGraw-Hill
Structure and interpretation of computer programs
in English - 2nd ed.
Cover of: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

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November 25, 2012 Edited by bryan newbold Add Sussman as second author; errata link; hacker description
September 22, 2011 Edited by C. A. Russell add sicp web site
September 22, 2011 Edited by C. A. Russell add link to the full-text online version
September 22, 2010 Edited by Anand Chitipothu Added new cover
December 10, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page