Here are some of my personal favorite AI and Lisp books. I can recommend all
of these books from personal experience. Click on the book titles
to see more information or to order them on-line. For more information
on Common Lisp, see my
Lisp resources page.
- Basic Common Lisp Books
- Lisp Books without an AI Slant:
ANSI Common Lisp by Paul Graham. This book
gives the best introduction
to Common Lisp as a general-purpose programming
language. A bit hard going for inexperienced programmers, however.
- Lisp Books with an AI Slant:
Lisp by Winston and Horn. The classic
- Advanced Common Lisp Books
- CLOS (Common Lisp Object System) Books
- Common Lisp Reference Books
Common Lisp: The Language by Guy L. Steele Jr.
The definitive Common Lisp
reference book prior to the release of the ANSI spec. Look
up "kludges" in the book's index for some good geek humor. My
other favorite is the "BOA constructor"
- Scheme (really programming and algorithms) Books
- Artificial Intelligence Books (roughly in order of preference)
- Java and Web Programming Books.
OK, ok, so these books don't have anything to do with Lisp. But I
This Lisp book list was prepared by
Marty Hall for work in the
Research and Technology Development Center of the
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab,
and for courses in the Johns Hopkins
Part-Time MS Program in Computer Science.