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Author Voorhees, Edward A.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Recently there have appeared several proposals for expanded character sets. In general, these differ in the following respects:the number of characters in the expanded set,the characters selected,card and/or tape code representation, andsuperscripting and subscripting techniques.Currently, it seems to be popular to talk in terms of establishing a “standard expanded character set.” In the opinion of the author, this will prove to be extremely difficult in practice and undesirable in theory. This does not mean, however, that there should be no attempt to achieve “minimal standard character subsets” for communication purposes and “universal languages.”
Description Affiliation: Univ. of California, Berkeley, at Los Alamos National Lab., Los Alamos, NM (Voorhees, Edward A.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 7
Page Count 2
Starting Page 408
Ending Page 409


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Source: ACM Digital Library