Protosystem I—An automatic programming system prototype

GREGORY R. RUTH,     Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts

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This chapter discusses an Automatic Programming System Prototype. Over the years, people have come to understand certain functions of the programming process well enough to automate them, that is, to replace those functions by programs. The chapter also explains a model of the program writing process. The data processing system writing process may be conceived as a sequence of phases leading from the conception of a system to its implementation as executable machine code. The chapter presents a model of the data processing system implementation process and presents the development of ...

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