Pact IA

  title={Pact IA},
  author={Thomas B. Steel},
  journal={J. ACM},
The second effort of the Project for the Advancement of Coding Technique has been the construction of a compiler for the IBM 704. This effort, entitled PACT IA, grew directly out of the experience engendered by the development of the P.~CT I compiler for the IBM 701. The most compelling reason behind the commencement of this new program-ruing task was clearly the obsolescence of the 701 or, contrariwise, the advent of the 704. Additionally, however, several inadequacies in PACT I were evident… CONTINUE READING