Levin, Michael, Lisp 1.5 Programmers Manual, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965. The classic manual for the most widely used programming language for artificial intelligence research.
Lifschitz, Vladimir (ed.), Artificial Intelligence and Mathematical Theory of Computation, Papers in Honor of John McCarthy, Academic Press, San Diego, 1991. Covers much of John McCarthy’s pioneering research.
McCarthy, John, et al, “Thor—a display based time sharing system,” Proceedings of the AFIPS Conference, 1967. The first display-based general purpose timesharing system.
McCarthy, John. “The Home Information Terminal.” Man and Computer, Proceedings of the International Conference, Bordeaux, 1970, pp. 48-57, Karger, Basel, 1972. Anticipated the usefulness of computer access from the home, much of which would not be realized until the appearance of networked personal computers in the early 1980s.
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