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HOW DO COMMITTEES INVENT
That kind of intellectual activity which creates a useful whole from its diverse parts may be called the design of a system. Whether the particular activity is the creation of specifications for aExpand
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Design of a separable transition-diagram compiler
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A COBOL compiler design is presented which is compact enough to permit rapid, one-pass compilation of a large subset ofCOBOL on a moderately large computer. Expand
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A Multiprocessor System Design
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A multiprocessor system design
  • M. E. Conway
  • Computer Science
  • AFIPS '63 (Fall)
  • 12 November 1963
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Parallel processing is not so mysterious a concept as the dearth of algorithms which explicitly use it might suggest. Expand
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Proposal for an UNCOL
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This discussion contains a proposal for a universal computer- oriented language (UNCOL) to be used as a common path between the problem-oriented language (POL) and the machine language (ML) in compatible automatic programming systems. Expand
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TREACHER COLLINS SYNDROME (DYSOSTOSIS MANDIBULO‐FACIALIS)
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Treacher Collins syndrome (dysostosis mandibulofacialis).
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Arithmetizing declarations: an application to COBOL
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The compiling technique of discovering the syntactical structure of a well-formed formula of a language by using a "syntax-directed" analysis [i], as opposed to incorporating the analysis in machine code, is equivalent in idea to performing a calculation with an interpretive system instead of coding it directly in machine language. Expand
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Letters to the editor: ALGOL 60 comment
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Fortran program to test the "goodness of fit" of the distribution of actual data to the Poisson and negative binomial probability distributions.Dear Editor Following is an announcement concerning a Fortran program. Expand
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