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Re: Lambda calculus and it relation to LISP
From: |
Luke A. Olbrish |
Subject: |
Re: Lambda calculus and it relation to LISP |
Date: |
05 Oct 2002 03:51:48 -0400 |
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gnuist007@hotmail.com (gnuist) writes:
> "The lambda calculus is a mathematical formalism
> having to do with the way functions instantiate
> their arguments. To some extent it is the theoretical
> basis for Lisp and plenty of other computer languages."
>
> I am interested in a little concrete elaboration
> of this statement by any mathematicians, logicians
> or practitioners/users of lisp and lisp in emacs.
((lambda (x) x x) (lambda (x) x x))
--
Luke Olbrish
<luke.olbrish@cc.gatech.edu>