LISP Questions and Answers

Why LISP is used for Artificial Intelligence?

LISP is used for Artificial Intelligence for following reasons

• It supports the symbolic programming, and old AI was based on symbols

• LISP is powerful. The code or data distinction is weaker, so it feels more extensible than other programming languages which make it feels like a domain specific language

• It is an excellent prototyping tool and good at tackling problems