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Language peer sets for ECSL:
United Kingdom
United Kingdom/1966
Designed 1966
1960s languages
Third generation
High Cold War
Genus Activity scanning
Specialised Languages
Activity scanning
Activity scanning/1966
Activity scanning/United Kingdom
Discrete/United Kingdom
Simulating/United Kingdom
Specialised Languages
Specialised Languages/1966
Specialised Languages/uk


Extended Continuous Simulation Language 

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Country: United Kingdom
Designed 1966
Published: 1966
Genus: Activity scanning
Sammet category: Specialised Languages

for Extended CSL.

Discrete simulation language, successor to CSL.

Eschewed Fortran component so it would not put off non-programmers. Those features left in CSLII. According to Nance 93, EDSIM reintegrated Fortran and the CSL-style simulation

Related languages
CSL ECSL   Extension of
ECSL EDSIM   Evolution of

  • Clementson, A.T. (1966) Clementson, A.T. "Extended Control and Simulation Language", pp215-220 Abstract Extract: Introduction
          in (1966) The Computer Journal 9(3) 1966
  • Stock (1971) Stock, Karl F. "A listing of some programming languages and their users" in RZ-Informationen. Graz: Rechenzentrum Graz 1971 82 Abstract
          in (1966) The Computer Journal 9(3) 1966
  • Stock and Stock (1973) Stock, Marylene and Stock, Karl F. "Bibliography of Programming Languages: Books, User Manuals and Articles from PLANKALKUL to PL/I" Verlag Dokumentation, Pullach/Munchen 1973 203 Abstract
          in (1966) The Computer Journal 9(3) 1966
  • Nance, Richard E. (1995) Nance, Richard E. "Simulation programming languages: an abridged history" Extract: CSLs
          in [Proceedings] (1995) The 27th Winter Simulation Conference 3-6 December 1995 Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA
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