A personal view of APL

@inproceedings{Iverson2000APV,
  title={A personal view of APL},
  author={Kenneth E. Iverson},
  booktitle={APLQ},
  year={2000}
}
This essay portrays a personal view of the development of several influential dialects of APL: APL2 and J. The discussion traces the evolution of the treatment of arrays, functions, and operators, as well as function definition, grammar, terminology, and spelling.