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Language peer sets for TREAC Autocode:
United Kingdom
United Kingdom/1952
Designed 1952
1950s languages
First generation
Immediate Post-War
Genus Early Autocodes
Early Autocodes
UK historic algorithmic systems
Early Autocodes/1952
UK historic algorithmic systems/1952
Early Autocodes/United Kingdom
Autocodes/United Kingdom
UK historic algorithmic systems/United Kingdom

TREAC Autocode(ID:7603/)

RWRE Autocode 

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Country: United Kingdom
Designed 1952
Genus: Early Autocodes
Sammet category: Multi-purpose

Autocode developed by RWRE for the TREAC (Telecommunications Research Establishment Automatic Calculator) computer at Malvern, using initial orders based on EDSAC

The first ever computer generated sound (1954) was programmed in TREAC autocode by S. N. Higgins (as a prelude to synthesising speach)

Related languages
EDSAC Initial Orders TREAC Autocode   Based on

  • Woodward (1959) Woodward, P. H. "The Mark 5 System of Automatic Coding for TREAC" pp23-31
          in Goodman (ed) (1960) Goodman, Richard (ed) "Annual Review in Automatic Programming "(1) 1960 Pergamon Press, Oxford
  • Blum, E. (1961) Blum, E. K. review of Goodman 1960 Abstract
          in (1961) ACM Computing Reviews 2(03) May-June 1961
  • Woodward, P. M. (1966) Woodward, P. M. "The synthesis of music and speech" Abstract Online copy
          in (1966) The Computer Journal 9(3) 1966
  • Campbell-Kelly, Martin (1982) Campbell-Kelly, Martin "The Development of Computer Programming in Britain (1945 to 1955)" Extract: TREAC Extract: Conclusions Abstract Extract: EDSAC IO and TREAC IO
          in (1982) Annals of the History of Computing 4(2) April 1982 IEEE
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