Cyril N. Alberga

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The problem of programming a computer to determine whether or not a string of characters is a misspelling of a given word was considered. A number of algorithms were evaluated--some proposed by other writers, some by the author. These techniques were tested on a collection of misspMlings made by students at various grade levels. While many of the methods(More)
In this paper we describe how we have combined a number of tools (most of which understand a particular programming language) into a single system to aid in the reading, writing, and running of programs. We discuss the efficacy and the structure of our system. For the last two years the system has been used to build itself; it currently consists of 500(More)
in 1974, a group at IBM Research began work on a new implementation of Lisp. Because the work was initially done for internal use only, many design decisions led the developers away from the more traditional Lisp paths. The most important design decision was to create a language which would have consistent semantics between compilation and interpretation.(More)
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