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ALGOL in brief

J. F. Ractliffe

ALGOL in brief

a short, practical guide to computer programming in ALGOL

by J. F. Ractliffe

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ALGOL (Computer program language),
  • Computer programming.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. F. Ractliffe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .R278
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 102 p.;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5396638M
    ISBN 100198596103
    LC Control Number72853492
    OCLC/WorldCa201814

    The report gives a complete defining description of the international algorithmic language Algol This is a language suitable for expressing a large class of numerical processes in a form sufficiently concise for direct automatic translation into the language of programmed automatic computers. AB Yet another definition of ALGOL 60; AB Book Review - Correctness Preserving Program Refinements: Proof Theory and Applications; AB Book Review - A Bibliography of Lambda-Calculi; AB Book Review - Deterministic top-down and bottom-up Parsing (Bibliography) AB Book Review - ALGOL 68 Preludes for Arithmetic in Z and Q.

    Algol is the Gorgon's decapitated head which Perseus, the son of Zeus, holds in his hand. You will find many clues to Algol's meaning in the stories surrounding Medusa, her rape by Poseidon, and betrayal and outcasting by Athena. One brief synopsis of the story is here - . The history of the star: Algol. from p of Star Names, Richard Hinckley Allen, [A scanned copy can be viewed on this webpage] Beta (β) Perseus, Algol, is a bright star positioned on the severed head that Perseus is is an eclipsing binary; every 68 hours and 49 minutes this Demon Star ‘blinks’ for roughly 8 hours as the dimmer star of the pair passes between the.

    The most interesting aspect of the Algol system involves the Algol Paradox, which had confounded investigators for a long time. At issue is the fact that while the more massive star (Algol Aa1) in the system is still on the main sequence, the less massive secondary component (Algol Ab) is a sub-giant star that is at a much later evolutionary stage.   Algorithms in C is a comprehensive repository of algorithms, complete with code. If you're in a pinch and need to code something up fast, this book is the place to look. Starting with basic data structures, Algorithms in C covers an enormous scope of information, with extensive treatment of searching and advanced data structures, sorting, string processing, computational geometry, graph Reviews:


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Lindsey and S. van der Meulen. The ALGOL 60 report (Nauer et al., ) was a fitting display for the language. Nicely organized, tantalizingly incomplete, slightly ambiguous, difficult to read, consistent in format, and brief, it was a perfect canvas for a language that possessed those same properties.

Like the Bible, it was meant not merely to be read, but to be interpreted. ALGOL Bulletin, Number 52 (August ), pages CHM ACM Digital Library "After IFIP WG had been formed (initially from the original authors of ALGOL 60) a decision was taken in March to revive the ALGOL Bulletin, which had lain dormant since the publication of the Revised Report on the Algorithmic Language ALGOL 60 in Prof Fateman CS Lecture 3 1 A brief survey of programming languages: motivation and design/ continued Lecture 3 Life beyond Fortran (), Algol (), Lisp Prof Fateman CS Lecture 3 2 (), Cobol () Significant languages, commercial and/or intellectual COBOL (, 66.

PL/I), BASIC () significantly "in.This book is intended to give a needed introduction to ALGOL, which should enable the nonspecialist, for whose benefit ALGOL was primarily conceived, to write clear and readable ALGOL programs from which a reasonable translator will produce efficient machine codes."--Preface, page v.