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Re: Using Macros in Lisp

> I liked Drew McDermott's (and somebody else whose name I've forgotten
> at the moment) "Artificial Intelligence Programming".  I haven't seen
> a recent edition of it, but it showed how to implement quasi-quote
> (called backquote "`") and gave many examples.  Understanding
> backquote is at least a small component of understanding how to write
> macros.

"Artificial Intelligence Programming" by Charniak, Riesbeck,
McDermott, and Meehan.  I have the second edition (*much* improved
from the first edition) now uses Common Lisp.  It's published by
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1987, ISBN 0-89859-609-2.  Highly

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