Selected Papers on Computer Languages (Lecture Notes)

Category: Earth Sciences
Author: Donald E. Knuth
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by taeric   2017-09-18
I just picked up Knuth's Selected Papers on Computer Languages[1] which has some fun exploration of this topic. Mostly, I will confess, much denser than I am probably prepared for. The initial essay on languages before the 1950s was remarkably interesting. In particular, to see some of the early languages mathematicians were using.