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Programming languages, a grand tour : a collection of papers

Author: Ellis Horowitz
Publisher: Rockville, MD : Computer Science Press, ©1985.
Series: Computer software engineering series.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Programming languages, a grand tour.
Rockville, MD : Computer Science Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)565646865
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Horowitz
ISBN: 0881750735 9780881750737
OCLC Number: 10948679
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: viii, 758 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. Programming languages : history and good design. Programming languages--
the first 25 years / P. Wegner --
On the design of programming languages / N. Wirth --
Hints on programming language design / C.A.R. Hoare --
2. The ALGOL family. Report on the algorithmic language ALGOL 60 / P. Naur et al. --
The remaining trouble spots in ALGOL 60 / D.E. Knuth --
A contribution to the development of ALGOL / C.A.R. Hoare and N. Wirth --
A tutorial on ALGOL 68 / A.S. Tanenbaum --
Ambiguities and insecurities in Pascal / J. Welsh, W. Sneeringer, and C.A.R. Hoare --
An assessment of the programming language Pascal / N. Wirth --
3. Applicative languages. Can programming be liberated from the von Neumann style? : a functional style and its algebra of programs / J. Backus --
Recursive functions of symbolic expressions / J. McCarthy --
LISP 1.5 progammers manual / J. McCarthy and M. Levin --
The design of APL / A.D. Falkoff and K.E. Iverson --
4. Programming languages and data abstraction. Abstraction mechanisms in CLU / B. Liskov [and others] --
Exception handling in CLU / B. Liskov and A. Snyder --
Notes on the design of Euclid / G.J. Popek [and others]. 5. Programming languages and concurrency. The programming language Concurrent Pascal / P. Brinch-Hansen --
Modula : a language for modular multiprogramming / N. Wirth --
Communicating sequential processes / C.A.R. Hoare --
6. More languages for the 1980s. An overview of Ada / J.G.P. Barnes --
FORTRANner's lament / S.I. Feldman --
The C programming language / D.M. Ritchie [and others] --
C reference manual / D.M. Ritchie --
Reference manual for the Ada® programming language.
Series Title: Computer software engineering series.
Responsibility: edited by Ellis Horowitz.

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