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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN/ASIN: 0262011530
ISBN-13: 9780262011532
Number of pages: 588

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Abelson and Sussman's classic Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs teaches readers how to program by employing the tools of abstraction and modularity. The authors' central philosophy is that programming is the task of breaking large problems into small ones. The book spends a great deal of time considering both this decomposition and the process of knitting the smaller pieces back together.

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