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Re: [ontolog-forum] IBM Watson's Final Jeopardy error "explanation"

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From: Christopher Menzel <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:41:22 -0600
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On Feb 17, 2011, at 12:37 PM, John F. Sowa wrote:
> ...
>  1. Just look at LISP, which contributed the if-then-else statement,
>     recursion, lambda expressions, metalanguage, garbage collection,
>     the ability to write an interpreter or compiler of a language
>     in itself, etc.    (01)

Niggling historical point: IPL had recursion a couple of years before LISP.    (02)

-chris    (03)

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