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Author Stocks, A Ian ♦ Krishnaswamy, Jayant
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Abstract This paper describes a high-level, PASCAL-based language, which is easily implementable on minicomputers with limited amounts of memory. The added features include a machine and operating system—independent formalism for describing file structures, and allow either compile time or run-time specification of the actual-formal file correspondence. A similar formalism for handling program overlays is described. These constructs are implemented in a manner consistent with the underlying language PASCAL, and allow one to easily write operating systems components.
Description Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois (Stocks, A Ian; Krishnaswamy, Jayant)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1983-05-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGPLAN Notices (SIGP)
Volume Number 11
Issue Number 4
Page Count 6
Starting Page 138
Ending Page 143


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Source: ACM Digital Library