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Class 16

Held: Friday, 17 February 2017

We consider how and why to name values within procedures.



  • Local bindings
  • The let and let* operations
  • Semantics: let as a procedure call


News / Etc.

  • New partners.
  • Please make sure to return your computer cards to the jar.
  • I was sorry to see so few of you at the Wilson Okello convo. It was one of the better convocations I’ve seen.

Upcoming Work

Extra credit (Academic/Artistic)

  • Any of the many Grinnell Prize events.
  • CS Table, Tuesday: Tapia.

Extra credit (Peer)

  • Women’s Tennis vs. Cornell, Noon, Sunday (high-school courts)
  • Volleyball vs. Knox Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Volleyball vs. Beloit, next Friday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Soccer Wednesday at 4:30 vs. Cornell

Friday PSA

  • Think about your choices, in advance.
  • Self gov (individually and collectively)
  • Consent is absolutely positively necessary. But you should strive for more than consent.