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Language peer sets for PET:
Designed 1965
1960s languages
Third generation
Early Cold War
Genus Decision tables
Specialised Languages
Decision tables
Data representation
Decision tables/1965
Context-based /1965
Data representation/1965
Decision tables/Canada
Context-based /Canada
Data representation/Canada
Specialised Languages
Specialised Languages/1965
Specialised Languages/ca


Decision table language 

alternate simple view
Country: Canada
Designed 1965
Genus: Decision tables
Sammet category: Specialised Languages

for Preprocessor of Encoded Tables Fergus, Bell Canada, 1965

Decision table preprocessor for PL/I

One of the more unique processors developed during the 1960s called PET (Preprocessor of Encoded Tables) was a product of Bell of Canada. PET, using a PL/I decision table language program, produced PL/I source statements.

  • Fergus, R. M. (1967) Fergus, R. M. "Decision tables - an application analyst/programmer's view"
          in (1967) Data Processing 12 (1967)
  • Fergus, R. M., (1968) Fergus, R. M., "An Introduction to Decision Tables," l. Syst. Management 19: No. 4: 24-27 (July-August 1968)
          in (1967) Data Processing 12 (1967)
  • Fergus, R. M., (1968) Fergus, R. M., "Good Decision Tables and Their Uses," J. Syst. Management 19: No. 5: 18-21 (September-October 1968)
          in (1967) Data Processing 12 (1967)
  • Hughes et al (1968) Hughes, Marion L.; Shank, Richard M. , and Stein, Elinor Svendsen "Decision Tables" MDI Publications, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 1968 Extract: PET
          in (1967) Data Processing 12 (1967)
  • Fergus, R. M., (1969) Fergus, R. M., "Decision Tables What, Why and How," Proc. College and Univ. Machine Rec. Conf. 1-20. Univ. of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1969.
          in (1967) Data Processing 12 (1967)
  • McDaniel, Herman (1970) McDaniel, Herman "Decision Table Software: A Handbook" U.S. Civil Service Commission Brandon/Systems Press, Inc. Princeton
          in (1967) Data Processing 12 (1967)
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