DYSTAL: nonnumeric applications of FORTRAN

  title={DYSTAL: nonnumeric applications of FORTRAN},
  author={J. M. Sakoda},
  booktitle={AFIPS '82},
  • J. M. Sakoda
  • Published in AFIPS '82 1982
  • Computer Science
  • This paper presents an explanation of how FORTRAN was used to write a list-processing language, DYSTAL, which uses linear arrays rather than linked word lists. Three basic features are dynamic storage allocation, integer array names as pointers, and a seven-word head for each array. 

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    Publications referenced by this paper.
    DYSTAL Manual. Providence, Rhode Island: Depart- ment of Sociology and Anthropology
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