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John W. Backus papers

John W. Backus

John W. Backus papers

by John W. Backus

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Business Machines Corporation,
  • Ballistic missile defenses,
  • Calculators,
  • Computers,
  • FORTRAN (Computer program language),
  • Political activity,
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers)

  • About the Edition

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, slides, photographs, and other papers relating to Backus"s work as a computer scientist at IBM on programming languages, particularly FORTRAN. Includes material relating to Backus"s early work on the IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator and Backus-Naur Form (BNF). Documents Backus"s pursuit as IBM Fellow, 1963-1991, of his own research projects relating to mathematical theories of programming and the development of functional programming languages. Also includes files pertaining to Backus"s political activism as a member of Computer Professionals Against ABM in the early 1970s and as an opponent of the strategic defense initiative in the 1980s.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2,000 12 1 4.8
    Number of Pages2000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25207527M
    LC Control Number2003084968

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    Prestigious John W. Lachman Award in Orthopaedic Surgery. Distinguished in scientific research with multiple manuscripts published. Author of over 15 book chapters and research papers on shoulder and knee arthroscopy and cartilage transplantation. There are 73 phone book listings for people that are named John Backus. These people are located in 67 cities. The cities are Abingdon VA, Allison Park PA, Amarillo TX, Avondale AZ, Bluefield VA, Bothell WA, Broken Arrow OK, Centennial CO, Chino Hills CA, Cincinnati OH, Collierville TN, Crofton MD, Delhi NY, Denville NJ, Erlanger KY, Fort Myers FL, Ft Leonard Wd MO, Gouverneur NY, Holly MI.

    John W. Backus, the main creator of Fortran, co-creator of Algol 60 and FP (a variable-free variant of functional programming), and the B ``behind'' BNF, died on Ma , 82 years old, at Ashland, Oregon, near one of his two daughters. Revised and enlarged by John W. Coltman, , 12 pp. Acoustical analysis of the Boehm flute, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 65(2) (). Book Review, Musical Acoustics: Piano and Wind Instruments (edited by Earle ), Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society, V-VI ().


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He directed the team that invented the first widely used high-level programming language (FORTRAN) and was the inventor of the Backus-Naur form (BNF), the almost universally used notation to define formal language syntax.

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It encompasses a wide range of methods and gives an insight into the latest developments and applications in clinical and veterinary practice and in pharmaceutical and life science. In computer science, Backus–Naur form or Backus normal form (BNF) is a notation technique for context-free grammars, often used to describe the syntax of languages used in computing, such as computer programming languages, document formats, instruction sets and communication are applied wherever exact descriptions of languages are needed: for instance, in.

Overview: Personal papers of Backus document his professional work and include diaries, travel journals, autobiographical statements, sermons, published and unpublished writings, and extracts from readings.

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His father was a rich stock broker, and hence John Backus attended the prestigious high school in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

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Paid Notice: Deaths ADAMS, ANNE (BACKUS) Oct. 12, See the article in its original context from her two brothers, John W.