Carnegie Institute of Technology, computation center, Pittsburgh PA September 1962, unpaginated, approx. 250 pages.
Condition: Very good overall, 8.5x11 reproduced typescript plus appendix at rear of mimeographed pages titled, Flowcharts of phase 2 of GATE, in a red cardboard binder.
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Item DescriptionManual plus additional pages. GATE is three things - a language, a program to translate that language to machine language on the Bendix G-20, and a programming system built around that translator. It is the purpose of this report to describe the second of the above and thus to provide a complete documentation of the GATE translator.
The GATE language is described in a user's manual, a copy of which is attached to this report. The programming system built around the translator will not be described. The dialect of GATE here described is 20-GATE, the prefix indicating that the dialect is for the G-20. The origin of GATE can be traced to IT -- Internal Translator for the IBM 650. The IT translator, written at Carnegie Tech and available early in 1957, was later modified by various other university computing centers for their own purposes... (from the Introduction).