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Why Assume the Position? 9780971621305

Why Assume the Position?

Don't Get Blindsided by Love; Consider the Facts about Marriage

ISBN-10: 0971621306
ISBN-13: 9780971621305
PUBLISHER: Just Love Publishing
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Product Description: Preface. 1. Programming Languages as Software Tools. Evaluating Programming Languages. Background Material on Programming Languages. Variables, Data Types, Literals, and Expressions. Control Constructs. Procedures and Parameter Passing. Block Structure. Runtime Store Organization. Final Comments. Exercises. 2. Control Structures. Exception Handling. Coroutines. Coroutines in Simula. Coroutines in CLU. Embedding CLU Iterators in C. Coroutines in Icon. Continuations: Io. Power Loops. Final Comments. Exercises. 3. Types. Dynamic-Typed Languages. Strong Typing. Type Equivalence. Dimensions. Abstract Data Types. Labels, Procedures, and Types as First-Class Values. ML. Expressions. Global Declarations. Local Declarations. Lists. Functions and Patterns. Polymorphic Types. Type Inference. Higher-Order Functions. ML Types. Constructed Types. Miranda. Russell. Dynamic Typing in Statically Typed Languages. Final Comments. Exercises. 4. Functional Programming. LISP. Function Syntax. Forms. Programmer-Defined Functions. Scope Rules. Programming. Closures and Deep Binding. Identifier Lookup. The Kernel of a LISP Interpreter. Run-time List Evaluation. Lazy Evaluation. Speculative Evaluation. Strengths and Weaknesses of LISP. FP. Definition of an FP Environment. Reduction Semantics. Persistence in Functional Languages. Limitations of Functional Languages. Lambda Calculus. Exercises. 5. Object-Oriented Programming. Definitions. A Short Example. Simula. Smalltalk. Assignment and Messages. Blocks. Classes and Methods. Superclasses and Subclasses. Implementation of Smalltalk. Subtle Features. C++. The Consequences of Static Binding. Sample Classes. Final Comments. Exercises. 6. Dataflow. Dataflow Computers. Val. Sisal. Post. Data Types. Programs. Synchrony Control. Guardians. Speculative Computation. Final Comments. Exercises. 7. Concurrent Programming. Starting Multiple Threads. Cooperation by Means of Shared Variables. Join.

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CATEGORY: Psychology

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