Interactive system control language 

Pyle UKAE, 1965.

Interactive system control language, based on earlier TREC system with Hansen and on the Project MAC early versions of TOCS (after a visit there in 1964)

Related languages
TOCS => QUIN   Influence
TREC => QUIN   Based on

  • Hansen, K., and Pyle, I. C. "TREC: a time-sharing reactor codes system" A.N.S. Trans. 7(2) (Nov. 1964) view details
  • Pyle, I. C. "Data input by question and answer" pp223-226 view details Abstract: A data input scheme for a time-sharing computer is described in this paper. Instead of using format statements to determine the input, the computer asks the user for the required values one at a time. The computer converses with the user during the input process, checks for errors, provides standard data, and allows editing of values input. DOI
          in [ACM] CACM 8(04) April 1965 view details
  • Sammet, Jean E. "Computer Languages - Principles and History" Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Prentice-Hall 1969. p.691. view details
          in [ACM] CACM 8(04) April 1965 view details