A proposal for a generalized card code for 256 characters

  title={A proposal for a generalized card code for 256 characters},
  author={Robert W. Bemer},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  • R. W. Bemer
  • Published 1 September 1959
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
While the views expressed in the paper below conflict violently with my own ~, they represent a substantial amount of constructive thinking and planning based upon solid experience in development of techniques for use in an IAL/ALGOL language compiler. I feel, therefore, that they should be published for your scrutiny and that Mr. Bemer's work deserves your careful consideration. This essay deals with single characters rather than with their first-order groupings into words, which had been… 

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