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Language peer sets for APE(X)C:
United Kingdom
United Kingdom/1950
Designed 1950
1950s languages
First generation
Immediate Post-War
Genus Initial orders
Excluded from Sammet
Initial orders
Fixed operation
Initial orders/1950
Fixed operation/1950
Initial orders/United Kingdom
Assemblers/United Kingdom
Fixed operation/United Kingdom
Excluded from Sammet
Excluded from Sammet/1950
Excluded from Sammet/uk


Coding system for the APE(X)C 

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Country: United Kingdom
Designed 1950
Genus: Initial orders
Sammet category: Excluded from Sammet

Kathleen Britten (later Booth)'s coding system for the Birkbeck College APE(X). Basis for the seminal work "Programming for an Automatic Digital Caclulator", which was highly influential in coded language design.

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ARC APE(X)C   Evolution of

  • [Booth] (1950) [Booth] "Improvements in Apparatus for use in Electric Pulse Signal- Handling Devices such as Electronic Digital Computer Machines Patent Specification by A.D. Booth"
  • Booth, K (1953) Booth, K "Programming for an Automatic Digital Calculator" Butterworths London 1953
  • Campbell-Kelly, Martin (1982) Campbell-Kelly, Martin "The Development of Computer Programming in Britain (1945 to 1955)" Extract: The Birkbeck College Machines Extract: Conclusions Abstract
          in (1982) Annals of the History of Computing 4(2) April 1982 IEEE
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