BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 36–42 | Cite as

Features of the gier algol 4 system

  • Peter Naur


A brief survey is given of the new features included in the Gier Algol 4 compiler system, as compared with its predecessors. As background the more recent additions to the hardware of the machine are described. The new features primarily aim at a more effective use of the existing machine facilities, including optional facilities existing only in some installations.


Computational Mathematic Recent Addition Compiler System Optional Facility Machine Facility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Naur
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  1. 1.A/S RegnecentralenCopenhagenDenmark

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