Soon after the first commercial computers appeared in the early 1950s people began seeing analogies between computers and brains, and they wondered if computers could exhibit human-like intelligent behavior. Could computers be programmed to reason, learn, and plan? Could computers solve problems they weren’t explicitly programmed to solve?


Programming Paradigm Tree Recursion Common LISP Scheme Text Functional Paradigm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jon Pearce
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceSan Jose UniversitySan JoseUSA

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