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.
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A Manual of Gier Algol 4 (ed. P. Naur), A/S Regnecentralen, Copenhagen, 1967.
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Naur, P. Features of the gier algol 4 system. BIT 8, 36–42 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01939976
- Computational Mathematic
- Recent Addition
- Compiler System
- Optional Facility
- Machine Facility