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Designed 1977
1970s languages
Fourth generation
High Cold War
Specialised Languages
Specialised Languages/1977
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System simulation language 

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Country: Norway
Designed 1977
Published: 1977
Sammet category: Specialised Languages

Language for system specification of simulation execution. Holback-Hansen et al, Norweg Comput Ctr, 1977.

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  • Holbaek-Hanssen, E., Handlykken, P., and Nygaard, (1977) Holbaek-Hanssen, E., Handlykken, P., and Nygaard, K., "Systems Description and the DELTA Language," Report No. 4 (Publication No. 523), Norwegian Computing Center, Oslo, 1977.
  • Handlykken P. and Nygaard, K., (1981) Handlykken P. and Nygaard, K.,"The DELTA Description Language: Motivation, Main Concepts and Experience from Use," Software Engineering Environments, Hunke H (ed.), North Holland, 1981, pp. 157-172.
  • YAMAMOTO Yoshikazu (1988) YAMAMOTO Yoshikazu "On the System Description Language Delta"
          in (1988) IPSJ SIGNotes Programming Language Abstract No.008 - 006
  • Nance, Richard E. (1995) Nance, Richard E. "Simulation programming languages: an abridged history" Extract: BETA, GAMMA, DELTA,
          in [Proceedings] (1995) The 27th Winter Simulation Conference 3-6 December 1995 Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA
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