PACT I

A Series of Seven Papers on the PACT I Automatic Coding System for the IBM Type 701

Published in: Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, vol. 3, no. 4, Oct. 1956, p. 265-313

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1955

by C. L. Baker, John I. Derr, Irwin D. Greenwald, Gus S Hempstead, Richard C Luke, Hiram G. Martin, Wesley S. Melahn, Robert Miller, Owen R. Mock, Bruce G. Oldfield, Jules I. Schwartz

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At the 1955 Meeting of the Association for Computing Machinery in Philadelphia, a coordinated series of seven papers was given which described the joint effort of a group of West Coast computer users to develop an efficient means of preparing programs for their IBM Type 701 computers: Wesley S. Melahn. A Description of a Cooperative Venture in the Production of an Automatic Coding System -- Charles L. Baker. The PACT I Coding System for the IBM Type 701 -- Owen R. Mock. Logical Organization of the PACT I Compiler -- Robert C. Miller, Jr. and Bruce G. Oldfield. Producing Computer Instructions for the PACT I Compiler -- Gus Hempstead and Jules I. Schwartz. PACT Loop Expansion -- J. I. Derr and R. C. Luke. Semi-Automatic Allocation of Data Storage for PACT I -- I. D. Greenwald and H. G. Martin. Conclusions After Using the PACT I Advanced Coding Technique.

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