BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 38-47

First online:

An implementation of ALGOL 60 procedures

  • J. JensenAffiliated withRegnecentralen
  • , P. NaurAffiliated withRegnecentralen

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A method for implementing ALGOL 60 procedures which can handle all the basic features is described. The problems raised by the language: the independence of call and declaration, and the name concept, are first discussed. This is followed by a description of a machine representation and an associated administration.