Very High-Level Language Design: A Viewpoint

  title={Very High-Level Language Design: A Viewpoint},
  author={A. Tucker},
  journal={Comput. Lang.},
  • A. Tucker
  • Published 1976
  • Computer Science
  • Comput. Lang.
  • Recent developments in very high-level language design indicate that these languages hold great promise for improving the level of man-machine communication, and hence improving computer and programmer utilization. (Essentially, a very high-level language one which allows the programmer to specify what to do, rather than how to do it.) This paper surveys these developments, outlines the goals to which an ''ideal'' very high-level language should aspire, and then presents the design of a very… CONTINUE READING
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