Pergamon Press, London & NY 1961; 394 pages, appendix, diagrams, references.
Condition: Good+ overall, red-pebbled hardcover, title blocked in black & gold on cover & spine; lacks dustjacket. Binding sound tho cracked - ie, pages lie flat when opened several points; rubberstamp of engineering library on pastedown; internally clean, unmarked.
Categories: 1960's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, General Histories and References, Hardware, Programming and Programming Languages, COBOL, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Miscellaneous
Item DescriptionContents -- The Use of the GENIE Sysem in Numerical Calculation (JK Iliffe); A Description of MERCURY Autocode in Terms of a Phrase Structured Language (RA Brooker and D Morris); Interference with an ALGOL Procedure (H Rutishauser);
The ELLIOTT 803 Autocode Mark II (J Pym and GK Findlay); MADAP II (DH Bradford and MB Wells); APT, a Common Computer Language (RP Rich); SAKO, an Automatic Coding System (L Lukaszewicz); Arithmetic Formulae and Subroutines in SAKO (AW Mazurkiewicz);
A Detailed Description of COBOL (Jean E Sammet); FACT - a Business Compiler - Description and Comparison with COBOL and Commercial Translator (RF Clippinger);
A Critical Discussion of COBOL (EL Willey et al); The Growth of a Commercial Programming Language (HD Baecker); UNCOL -- the myth and the fact (T B Steel, jr); General Views on COBOL (Jean E Sammet);
Appendix -- Report on the Algorithmic Language ALGOL 60.