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, et al.

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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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