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Performance and Evaluation of Lisp Systems

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Performance and Evaluation of Lisp Systems
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0262070936
ISBN-13: 9780262070935
Number of pages: 294

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Performance and Evaluation of Lisp Systems is the first book to present descriptions on the Lisp implementation techniques actually in use and can serve as a handbook to the implementation details of all of the various current Lisp expressions. It provides detailed performance information using the tools of benchmarking (the process of utilizing standardized computer programs to test the processing power of different computer systems) to measure the various Lisp systems, and provides an understanding of the technical tradeoffs made during the implementation of a Lisp system.

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