George Ledin, Jr. ALGOL, Vol. 1: A Reference Source Book
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ALGOL, Vol. 1: A Reference Source Bookis the manuscript for the first volume in a proposed three volume set on the ALGOL programming language. In this volume, Ledin presents ALGOL reports, ALGOL variant charts, extensive literature bibliographies, and biographies or 232 prominent ALGOL scholars. The chapters are preceded by an historical overview.
- Ledin, George (Person)
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The author, George Ledin, retains the copyright to the manuscript. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
George Ledin, Jr., was a computer science professor at University of San Francisco and Sonoma State University. He co-authored The Programmer's Book of Rules(1979) with Victor Ledin. In 1982 he wrote PASCAL.
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ALGOL: Volume 1: A Reference Source Book, is the manuscript for the first of a proposed three volume set on the ALGOL programming language which apparently remains unpublished. In this volume, which appears to have been the only completed volume, Ledin presents ALGOL reports, ALGOL variant charts, extensive literature bibliographies, and biographies of 232 prominent ALGOL scholars. Chapters are preceded by an historical overview.
The manuscript was given to the Charles Babbage Institute by George Ledin, Jr.
- ALGOL (Computer program language) -- History -- Sources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Computer programming Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ledin, George
- George Ledin, Jr. ALGOL, Vol. 1: A Reference Source Book, 1974. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Pat Hennessy.
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