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A major deficiency of programming languages, when compared to natural languages, is the inability of programming languages to adapt to improved means of communicating thoughts. A means of alleviating this difficulty in a FORTRAN environment, is presented.
In recent years, new insights into the nature of programming languages have been obtained from the comparative study of natural and programming languages. These studies reveal that programming languages are deficient in their ability to adapt both to new requirements and new means for communicating thoughts. A means of alleviating these difficulties,… (More)
Given the simple fact that mathematics forms the foundation of computing, mathematics must play a meaningful role in the computer science program. This meaningful role, however, must be substantially less, in content, than a second major. We must avoid the extreme of little or no mathematics in the curriculum. We must, at the same time, avoid the excess of… (More)