Language peer sets for MFL:
Designed 1984 ↑
1980s languages ↑
Late Cold War↑
alternate simple view
Country: United States
for Macro Function Language
Real-time vector processing language developed by Alan Deerfield of Raytheon for the ONT and inspired by APL. It was used to program the artihmetic unit of the Macro Function Signal Processor also developed by Raytheon for ONT
Brommer, Dechant, Deerfield and Layton, (1985) Brommer, Dechant, Deerfield and Layton, "Macro. Function Validation Model Development", Raytheon report to Naval Air Development Center, 1985
Boggess, T. (1988) Boggess, T. "MFL Starter Kit", Raytheon report to. Naval Air Development Center, 1988
Deerfield, Alan J. and Siu, Sun-Chi (1988) Deerfield, Alan J. and Siu, Sun-Chi "Method and apparatus for addressing a memory by array transformations" United States Patent 4959776
Swartzlander and Yang, (1988) Swartzlander and Yang, "AOSP Macro Function Signal Processor VHSIC Insertion", part of RADC-TR-87-268, January 1988, Rome Air Development Center, Griffis Air Force Base, NY.
Brommer, Karl; and Kline, Todd (1989) Brommer, Karl; and Kline, Todd "High level language programming for avionic vector processors" in AIAA Computers in Aerospace Conference, 7th, Monterey, CA, Oct. 3-5, 1989, Technical Papers. Part 2 1989 pp 903-913.
MFL: An Example Vector Language