A presentation of the first results of research aiming to consolidate and extend the state of the art of computer assembly system design and implementation. Assembly systems are the real core of modern programming used to prepare problems for calculation of solutions in digital computers. The importance of proper design of these systems is especially apparent in the implementation of such large control programs as SAGE and SACCS. The research vehicle covered here is the Generalized Assembly System (GAS), programmed in an experimental form for the 7090 Data Processing System by the author
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