[plt-scheme] Books on Lisp interpreter implementation in C?

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Wed Nov 5 19:18:08 EST 2008

In particular, I recommend reading the first edition of EOPL, which
does some of these things in good detail (but not the translation to

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 7:14 PM, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2008, at 7:09 PM, David Van Horn wrote:
>> I'll mention that you can from a higher-order functional evaluator to an
>> abstract machine via standard tools in the functional programmer's toolkit:
>> CPS and defunctionalization.
> Grant, this stuff is so standard, it dates back to 1972 (Reynolds and
> friends). And I learned it all from EOPL, especially the register machine
> stuff. SO if you have exhausted EOPL and/or PLAI (which covers these things
> differently) you know it.
> -- Matthias
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