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The Whetstone KDF9 ALGOL Translator

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Brian RandellORCiD


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The paper describes a one-pass Algol 60 translator for the English Electric KDF9 Computer. The reasons for choosing a strictly one-pass system are detailed, and particular attention is given to the transation techniques necessary for such a system. A final section deals with the communication betwee Algol programs and programmer.

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Author(s): Randell B

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

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Year: 1962

Print publication date: 01/06/1962

Source Publication Date: June 1962

Institution: Atomic Power Division, English Electric Co.

Place Published: Whetstone, Leicester