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Abelson, Harold, Gerald Jay Sussman and Julie Sussman
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs. MIT Press, 1985. 542 pages. ISBN 0-262-01077-1 Second Edition, 1996. [comments]
Allen, James
Natural language understanding 2nd Ed. 1994 Addison-Wesley, ISBN 0-8053-0334-0 [comments]
Allen, John
Anatomy of Lisp. McGraw-Hill, 1978. 446 pages. ISBN 0-07-001115-X [comments]
Anderson, John R., Albert T. Corbett, and Brian J. Reiser
Essential LISP. Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1987. 352 pages. ISBN 0-20-11114-8-9, $23.95 [comments]
Berk, A. A.
LISP, The Language of Artificial Intelligence. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. 160 pages. ISBN 0-44-22097-4-6 [comments]
Biewer, B.
Fuzzy-Methoden. Praxisrelevante Rechenmodelle und Fuzzy-Programmiersprachen. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 1997, XVI, 721 S., 113 Abb., 116 Tab., Geb., ISBN 3-540-61943-7, DM 128,-. [comments (in German)]
Bromley, Hank, and Richard Lamson.
LISP Lore: A Guide to Programming the LISP Machine, 2nd edition. Kluwer Academic, Boston, 1987. 337 pages. ISBN 0-89-83822-8-9, $49.95 [comments]
Brooks, Rodney A.
Programming in Common Lisp. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1985. 303 pages. ISBN 0-471-81888-7 [comments]
Cameron, Robert D., and Anthony H. Dixon
Symbolic Computing with Lisp. Prentice-Hall, 1992, 326 pages. ISBN 0-13-877846-9 [comments]
Castagna, Giuseppe.
Chaitin, G.J.
The Limits of Mathematics. Springer-Verlag Singapore, 1997. $29
(query for ``0208-820'' to find MathSource software) [comments]
The Unknowable. Springer-Verlag Singapore, 1999. 122 pp. ISBN: 981-4021-72-5, US$29.00 hardcover.[comments]
Charniak, Eugene, Christopher K. Riesbeck, Drew V. McDermott and James R. Meehan
Artificial Intelligence Programming, 2nd edition. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Hillsdale, NJ), 1987. 533 pages. [comments]
Civilized Software
Interpreting Lisp Civilized Software. [comments]
Cohen, Paul R.
Emperical Methods for Artificial Intelligence. MIT Press. 560 pp. 130 illus. ISBN 0-262-03225-2. $55.00 [comments]
Franz Inc.
Common Lisp: The Reference. Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1988. ISBN 0-201-11458-5 [comments]
Friedman, Daniel P., Mitchell Wand and Christopher T. Haynes
Essentials of Programming Languages. MIT Press, 1992. 536 pages. ISBN 0-262-06145-7. [comments]
Gabriel, Richard P.
Performance and Evalution of Lisp Systems. MIT Press, 1986. 285 pages. ISBN 0-262-07093-6 [comments]
Patterns of Software. Oxford University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-19-510269-X [comments]
Gazdar, G. and C. Mellish.
Natural Language Processing in Lisp: An Introduction to Computational Linguistics. Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1989. [comments]
Gloess, Paul Y.
An Alfred handy guide to Understanding LISP, Alfred Publishers (Sherman Oaks, CA), 1982. 64 pages, ISBN 0-88-28421-9-6, $2.95 [comments]
Graham, Paul
On LISP. Prentice Hall, 1994. 432 pages, paperbound. ISBN 0130305529. [comments]
ANSI Common Lisp. Prentice Hall, 1995. 432 pages, paperbound. ISBN 0133708756. [comments]
Harrison, Patrick R.
Common Lisp and Artificial Intelligence. Prentice Hall, Englewood Clifs, NJ, 1990. 244 pages. ISBN 0-13-155243. [comments]
Hasemer, Tony and John Domingue.
Common LISP Programming for Artificial Intelligence. Addison-Wesley, 1989 [comments]
Hekmatpour, Sharam
Lisp: A Portable Implementation. Prentice Hall, 1985. ISBN 0-13-537490-X. [comments]
Introduction to LISP and Symbol Manipulation. Prentice Hall, New York, 1989. 303 pages, ISBN 0-13-53749-0-1, $40 [comments]
Henderson, Peter
Functional Programming: Application and Implementation. Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ), 1980. 355 pages. [comments]
Hennessey, Wade L.
Common Lisp. McGraw-Hill, 1989. 395 pages. [comments]
Jones, Robin, Clive Maynard, and Ian Stewart
The Art of Lisp Programming Springer-Verlag, 1989. 169 pages. ISBN 0-387-19568-8. $33 [comments]
Jones, Richard
Garbage Collection: Algorithms for Automatic Dynamic Memory Management John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0 471 94148 4 [comments]
Kamin, Samuel
Programming Languages, An Interpreter-Based Approach Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1990. ISBN 0-201-06824-9 [comments]
Keene, Sonya E.
Object-Oriented Programming in Common Lisp: A Programmer's Guide to CLOS. Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1989. 266 pages. ISBN 0-201-17589-4 [comments]
Kessler, Robert R., and Amy R. Petajan.
LISP, Objects, and Symbolic Programming. Scott, Foresman and Company (Glenview, IL), 1988. 644 pages. [comments]
Kiczales, Gregor, Jim des Rivieres, and Daniel G. Bobrow.
The Art of the Metaobject Protocol. MIT Press, 1991. 335 pages. ISBN 0-262-61074-4. $34.95 [comments]
Kogge, Peter M.
The Architecture of Symbolic Computers. McGraw-Hill, 1991. ISBN 0-07-035596-7 [comments]
Koschmann, Timothy
The Common Lisp Companion. John Wiley & Sons, 1990. ISBN 0-471-503-8-8 [comments]
Koza, John
Genetic Programming: On the Programming of Computers by Means of Natural Selection. MIT Press, 1992.
Genetic Programming II: Automatic Discovery of Reusable Programs. MIT Press, 1994. [comments]
Peter Lee, Editor.
Topics in Advanced Language Implementation.
The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1991. [comments]
Maurer, Ward D.
The Programmer's Introduction to LISP. American Elsevier, New York, 1972. 112 pages. ISBN 0-44-41957-2-6 [comments]
Miller, Molly M., and Eric Benson
LISP Style and Design Digital Press, 1990 [comments]
Moyne, John A.
Lisp: A first language for computing Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1991. 278 pages. ISBN 0442004265 [comments]
Norvig, Peter
Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming: Case Studies in Common Lisp Morgan Kaufmann, 1992. 946 pages. ISBN 1-55860-191-0 [comments]
Lawless, Jo A., and Molly M. Miller.
Understanding CLOS: The Common LISP Object System. Digital Press, 1991 [comments]
Paepcke, Andreas, Editor
Object-Oriented Programming: the CLOS Perspective. MIT Press, 1993, ISBN 0-262-16136-2. [comments]
Queinnec, Christian
Les Langages Lisp. InterEditions (in French), 1994. 500 pages. ISBN 2-7296-0549-5, 61-2448-1. [comments]
LiSP in Small Pieces. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K., 1996. 514 pages.
Sangal Rajeev.
Programming Paradigms in LISP. McGraw-Hill, 1991 [comments]
Shapiro, Stuart C.
Common Lisp: An Interactive Approach. Computer Science Press/W.H. Freeman, New York, 1992. ISBN 0-7167-8218-9 [comments]
Siklossy, Laurent
Let's Talk LISP Prentice-Hall, NJ, 1976. 237 pages, ISBN 0-13-53276-2-8. [comments]
Simpson, Rosemary
Common Lisp, the Index. Franz Inc., Berkeley, CA, 1987. 71 pages, $4.95. [comments]
Object-Oriented Common Lisp. Prentice-Hall, 1998, ISBN 0-13-605940-6. [comments]
Springer, George, and Daniel P. Friedman.
Scheme and the Art of Programming MIT Press, 1989 [comments]
Stark, W. Richard
LISP, Lore, and Logic: An Algebraic View of LISP Programming, Foundations, and Applications. Springer-Verlag, 1990. 278 pages. ISBN 0-387-97072-X paper ($42) [comments]
Steele, Guy L., Jr.
Common Lisp: The Language. Digital Press, 1984. 465 pages. ISBN 0-932376-41-X.
Common Lisp: The Language, 2nd Edition. Digital Press, 1990. 1029 pages, ISBN 1-55558-041-6 paperbound ($39.95). [comments]
Tanimoto, Steven
The Elements of Artificial Intelligence Using Common Lisp, 2nd edition. Computer Science Press, New York, 1995. 562 pages, ISBN 0-71-67826-9-3, (ISBN 0-71-67823-0-8, 1990, $48). [comments]
Tatar, Deborah G.
A programmer's guide to Common Lisp. Digital Press, 1987. 327 pages. ISBN 0-932376-87-8. [comments]
Touretzky, David S.
Common LISP: A Gentle Introduction to Symbolic Computation. Benjamin/Cummings, 1990 ISBN 0-8053-0492-4 [comments]
Watson, Mark.
Common LISP Modules: Artificial Intelligence in the Era of Neural Networks and Chaos Theory. Springer-Verlag, New York, 1991, ISBN 0-387-97614-0. [comments]
Weinberger, David
The Adventurer's Guide to Interleaf Lisp OnWord Press, 1994. 325 pages.
Wexelblat, Richard, Editor.
History of Programming Languages Academic Press, 1981. (History of Programming Languages II, edited by Thomas Bergin and Rechard Gibson has recently been published, and is available from the ACM.) [comments]
Wilensky, Robert
Common LISPcraft. W. W. Norton, New York, 1986. 500 pages. ISBN 0-393-95544-3.[comments]
Winston, Patrick H., and Berthold K. P. Horn.
LISP, 3rd edition. Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1989. 611 pages. ISBN 0-201-08319-1 [comments]