On 6/15/05, James McCarthy <mccarthyjames at gmail.com> wrote:
> ive been doing a bit of reading about programming languages lately
> (yesterday & today), differences, similaritys & even the mathematics,
> more specificly functions & functional programming.
> for the first time in my short life ive found an interest in maths.
>> what i was wondering was about functional programming V OOP.
> the more i look at programming in general the more i see the value of
> maths, and from where im standing functional programming seems to be
> the way to go.
> any advice?
Well, maybe you've been reading it already, but The Structure and
Interpretation of Computer Programs is well regarded and freely
available to read online:
And though it's probably not quite what you're looking for, I think
the text "Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics" is also
This presents classical lagrangian mechanics, and uses functional
programming in scheme to express computational methods. This doesn't
give you the mathematics of programming, but it does give an idea of
the programming of mathematics :-)
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