LISP and Symbolic Computation

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 233–247

The discoveries of continuations

  • John C. Reynolds

DOI: 10.1007/BF01019459

Cite this article as:
Reynolds, J.C. LISP and Symbolic Computation (1993) 6: 233. doi:10.1007/BF01019459


We give a brief account of the discoveries of continuations and related concepts by A. van Wijngaarden, A. W. Mazurkiewicz, F. L. Morris, C. P. Wadsworth, J. H. Morris, M. J. Fischer, and S. K. Abdali.


SemanticsContinuationContinuation-Passing Style

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Reynolds
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh