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Programming for the Expression of Ideas
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by Gerald Sussman on Sep 03, 2013 |

Gerald Sussman explains how programming can help understand Analytical Mechanics and Differential Geometry, and make some concepts of General Relativity come alive. Indeed, a well-crafted program is an expression of an idea, and it may be a work of art.


Gerald Jay Sussman is the Panasonic Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received the S.B. and the Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from MIT in 1968 and 1973, respectively. Sussman is a coauthor (with Hal Abelson and Julie Sussman) of the MIT computer science textbook “Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs”.

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