An information algebra: phase 1 report—language structure group of the CODASYL development committee

@article{Bosak1962AnIA,
  title={An information algebra: phase 1 report—language structure group of the CODASYL development committee},
  author={Robert Bosak and Richard F. Clippinger and Carey Dobbs and Roy Goldfinger and Renee B. Jasper and William Keating and George Kendrick and Jean E. Sammet},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1962},
  volume={5},
  pages={190-204}
}
  • Robert Bosak, Richard F. Clippinger, +5 authors Jean E. Sammet
  • Published 1962
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
  • This report represents the results of the first phase of the work of the Language Structure Group. The goal of this work is to arrive at a proper structure for a machine-independent problem-defining language, at the systems level of data processing. The report is based, for the most part, on a mathematical model called "An Information Algebra" developed primarily by R. Bosak. It is hoped that this report will be read (a) with avid interest by programming language designers and implementors, and… CONTINUE READING

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