ByteLisp and its Alto Implementation

  title={ByteLisp and its Alto Implementation},
  author={L. Peter Deutsch},
  booktitle={LISP Conference},
This paper describes in detail the most interesting aspects of ByteLisp, a transportable Lisp system architecture which implements the Interlisp dialect of Lisp, and its first implementation, on a microprogrammed minicomputer called the Alto. Two forthcoming related papers will deal with general questions of Lisp machine and system architecture, and detailed measurements of the Alto ByteLisp system described here. A highly condensed summary of the series was published at MICRO-11 in November… CONTINUE READING

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