Cambridge Algebra System
|Developer(s)||David Barton, Stephen R. Bourne, and John Fitch|
|Written in||Titan assembler, ALGOL 68C, BCPL|
|Operating system||Titan computer then Cross-platform|
|Type||Computer algebra system|
Cambridge Algebra System (CAMAL) is a computer algebra system written in Cambridge University by David Barton, Steve Bourne, and John Fitch. It was initially used for computations in celestial mechanics and general relativity. The foundation code was written in Titan computer assembler,.[better source needed] In 1973, when Titan was replaced with an IBM370/85, it was rewritten in ALGOL 68C and then BCPL where it could run on IBM mainframes and assorted microcomputers.
- Bourne, Stephen Richard (1969). Automatic algebraic manipulation and its application to the lunar theory. University of Cambridge.
- Bourne, Stephen Richard. "Literal Expressions for the Co-Ordinates of the Moon. I. The First Degree Terms". Celestial Mechanics. 6 (2): 167–186.
- Titan Autocode 1
- CAMAL 40 Years on – Is Small Still Beautiful? - John P. Fitch
- "REDUCE meets CAMAL" (PDF). School of Mathematical Sciences University of Bath. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
- "A pre-editor for CAMAL". ACM SIGSAM Bulletin. 9 (3): 30–34. August 1975.
- Fitch, John (1975). CAMAL User's Manual. England: Cambridge University.
- Bourne, Stephen Richard; Horton, J.R. (1971). "The Design of the Cambridge Algebra System". Proceedings of the Second ACM Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation. SYMSAC '71. Los Angeles, California, USA: 134–143. doi:10.1145/800204.806278.
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