Preliminary Report-International Algebraic Language

  title={Preliminary Report-International Algebraic Language},
  author={Alan J. Perlis and Klaus Samelson},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
Editor's Notes: Although this method is not novel, it has been printed here to summarize for the benefit of a new generation of computer personnel. I t should be noted that : 1) This method seems advantageous if only a few significant figures are required. Otherwise the normal method, Log-Multiply-Antilog, is more desirable and faster in particular for higher order roots. These subroutines are normally required for other purposes anyway and space is not lost. 2) One immediately notices many… CONTINUE READING

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