Implementing REDUCE on a microcomputer

  • John Fitch
Systems And Language Features
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 162)


An implementation of Cambridge LISP for a Motorola 68000 based computer is described, and the implementation of the algebra system REDUCE hosted by it is considered. The resulting systems are compared against mainframes and a minicomputer running LISP and REDUCE. The assertion of this work is that a new style of personal algebra computer is now possible, which is both fast and reasonably priced, and as such provides a cheaper base system for algebra research than mainframes or LISP hardware.


Garbage Collection Garbage Collector Entry Sequence Function Entry Fixed Code 
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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Fitch
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  1. 1.School of MathematicsUniversity of BathEngland

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