FORMAC (programming language)

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FORMAC, acronym of FORmula MAnipulation Compiler was an early computer algebra system based on FORTRAN. It was developed by Jean E. Sammet.

FORMAC supported computation, manipulation, and use of symbolic expressions.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sammet, Jean E. (1969). Programming Languages: History and Fundamentals. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-729988-5. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Jean E. Sammet, "The beginning and development of FORMAC (FORmula MAnipulation Compiler)", Proceedings of HOPL-II, The second ACM SIGPLAN conference on History of programming languages, p. 209-230, 1993 ISBN 0-89791-570-4 doi:10.1145/154766.155372

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