Gerald Sussman

Gerald Jay ("Gerry") Sussman

Inventor (with GuySteele) of the SchemeLanguage. He and HalAbelson developed the MassachusettsInstituteOfTechnology's (in)famous, Scheme-based first course in programming, MitSixDoubleOhOne?. He and Abelson also wrote its textbook, StructureAndInterpretationOfComputerPrograms, with JulieSussman? as a co-author.

Thesis Supervisor of GuySteele. He also did some work on a DigitalOrrery?, and showed that the solar system was stable for at least the next 600 megayears.

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