Item #M500 A language for describing digital computers. John A. Wilber.

A language for describing digital computers.

M.S. Thesis, Report No. 197, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill., Feb. 15, 1966; 66 pages, illus., bibliography.

Condition: Very Good overall, turquoise-blue and white cardstock covers with illustration of punched card on cover front, bound stapled wraps with cloth tape along spine. A bit of shelfwear, rubberstamp of corporation address on front cover. Sound and secure binding, clean and unmarked pages.

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Price: $10.00

Item Description

A computer-oriented language to describe and define a digital computer is developed. A description of a digital computer in this language may be translated by another computer into a simulator of the defined computer. Alternately, this description may be used as an input to a set of automated design procedures to specify an actual hardware configuration of the computer...' (from the introduction)

The proposed language is an extension of ALGOL 60....