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 for 6.001
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  6.001
  
      /siks dub*l oh wun/, /dub*l oh wun/ or rarely
     /siks dub*l oh fun/ MIT's introductory computer class for
     majors, known for its intensity.  Developed by Gerald
     Sussman and Hal Abelson, the course is taught in Scheme
     and introduces recursion, higher-order functions,
     object-oriented programming and much more.  Students who
     grasp the metacircular interpreter gain entry into the
     Knights of the Lambda-Calculus.  6.001 has been exported to
     several other colleges, sometimes successfully.  The textbook,
     "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs", written
     with Julie Sussman is a classic that can be found on the
     shelves of many computer scientists, whether they took the
     course or not.  Legendary characters from the class, problem
     sets, and book include the wise Alyssa P. Hacker, Ben
     Bitdiddle, Lem E. Tweakit and Eva Lu Ator, the careless Louis
     Reasoner and Captain Abstraction.
  
     (1994-11-22)
  

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