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Language peer sets for Extended Autocode:
United Kingdom
United Kingdom/1962
Designed 1962
1960s languages
Second generation
Early Cold War
Genus Early Autocodes
Early Autocodes
UK historic algorithmic systems
Early Autocodes/1962
UK historic algorithmic systems/1962
Early Autocodes/United Kingdom
Autocodes/United Kingdom
UK historic algorithmic systems/United Kingdom

Extended Autocode(ID:5838/ext002)

Autocode optimised 

alternate simple view
Country: United Kingdom
Designed 1962
Genus: Early Autocodes
Sammet category: Multi-purpose

Barrett and Mitchell, Leeds University, 1962

Pegasus Autocode extended to have additional mathematical expressions, and an optimised library of routines.

The language could be extended by a DEFINE statement and a description of the function needed. Thereafter it was treated natively. The extended features ran 30% faster than the native Autocode

Operational March 1962

Related languages
Pegasus AUTOCODE Extended Autocode   Extension of

  • Barrett, W and Mitchell, AJ (1963) Barrett, W and Mitchell, AJ "An extended autocode for Pegasus" Online copy Abstract Extract: Introduction Extract: The Extended Autocode language Extract: The organization of Extended Autocode
          in (1963) The Computer Journal 6(3) October 1963
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