FORTRAN Is A Good Example Of A Language Which Is Easier To Parse Using Ad Hoc Techniques.
FORTRAN is a good example of a language
which is easier to parse using ad hoc techniques.
-- D. Gries
[What's good about it? Ed.]
MFTL /M-F-T-L/ [abbreviation: `My Favorite Toy Language'] 1.
adj. Describes a talk on a programming language design that is heavy on the syntax (with lots of BNF), sometimes even talks about semantics (e....
ELIZA effect /*-li:'z* *-fekt'/ n. [AI community] The tendency of humans to attach associations to terms from prior experience.
For example, there is nothing magic about the symbol + that makes it well-suited to indicate additio...
ELIZA effect: /*-li:'z* *-fekt'/ [AI community] n. The tendency of humans to attach associations to terms from prior experience.
For example, there is nothing magic about the symbol `+' that makes it well-suited to indicate additio...
It's easier to do good then be good.
FORTRAN FORTRAN is the programming Language considered by many to be the natural successor to LISP and Prolog for A.
I. research. Its advantages include: 1. it is very efficient for numerical computations (many A....
Assembly language experience is [important] for the maturity and understanding of how computers work that it provides -- D.
The most important thing in the programming language is the name.
A language will not succeed without a good name....
Never put off till run-time what you can do at compile-time. -- D. Grie