Thu Mar 2 03:12:08 CET 2000
Craig Dickson wrote:
>> IMO Erlang is the best functional language for AI work, because of atoms
>> and dynamic typing.
>Scheme has both those properties, plus the ability to manipulate code as
>data, which I would think terribly useful for AI. Why is Erlang a better
>language for AI than Scheme? (I suppose Erlang's concurrency might be
Oh, that wasn't intended as a knock at Scheme at all. I don't lump
Scheme into the same group as other modern functional languages--that is,
languages with heavy reliance on pattern matching and not such an an easy
fallback into imperative programming as "set!".
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