• Francis John Anscombe
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


The foregoing account of APL is far from complete. Many things have not been said. The following have not been explained:
  1. (i)

    how to sign on and off,

  2. (ii)

    how to move material in and out of storage,

  3. (iii)

    how to correct an error in typing,

  4. (iv)

    how to add to, emend or “edit” a function definition,

  5. (v)

    how to obtain items of information such as: (a) the amount of unused space remaining in the active workspace, (b) the number of users of the system currently signed on, (c) the amount of central-processor time used since sign-on, (d) the names of stored workspaces.



Professional Programmer Alphabetic Character Desk Calculator Carrier Return Array Operation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis John Anscombe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

Personalised recommendations