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Language peer sets for APL2:
United States
United States/1984
Designed 1984
1980s languages
Fourth generation
Late Cold War
Genus Nested Array
Specialised Languages
Nested Array
Rank 1 folded unlabelled
Rank 1 folded
Nested Array/1984
Rank 1 folded unlabelled/1984
Rank 1 folded/1984
Nested Array/United States
Rank 1 folded unlabelled/United States
Rank 1 folded/United States
Specialised Languages
Specialised Languages/1984
Specialised Languages/us


An APL extension with nested arrays 

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Country: United States
Designed 1984
Published: 1984
Genus: Nested Array
Sammet category: Specialised Languages


An APL extension with nested arrays.

Result of Jim Brown's PhD thesis "A Generalization of APL",  SUNY Syracuse and Trenchard More's work on nested arrays.

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APL2 LiSEB   Extension of

  • [IBM] (1984) "APL2 Programming: Language Reference", IBM Aug 1984. Order No. SH20-9227-0.
  • Brown, JA (1985) Brown, JA "A development of APL2 syntax" IBM Journal of Research and Development, 1985
  • Shaumyan, Sebastian (1991) Shaumyan, Sebastian "Genotype: a pure functional array language" pp201-236
          in Restifo Mullin, Lenore M. et. al., (eds) (1991) Restifo Mullin, Lenore M. et. al., (eds) "Arrays, functional languages and parallel systems" Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, 1991
  • Brown, J.A. (1994) Brown, J.A. The origins of APL2
          in [SIGApl] APL94 Conf. (1994) [SIGApl] APL94 Conf. Proc., Quote-Quad 25(1) 1994
  • Beaumont, Nicholas (1995) Beaumont, Nicholas "Is APL2 a Good Programming Language?" pp1-10 Abstract
          in APL95 Conf. (1995) APL95 Conf. Proc
  • (2002) Library of Congress Subject Headings A272
          in APL95 Conf. (1995) APL95 Conf. Proc
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