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Formac

1964, USA


<Jean Sammet>


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FORMAC or FOrmula MAnipulation Compiler was developed by Jean Sammet at IBM's Boston Advanced Programming Department in July 1964. It was developed as a practical system for doing formal mathematical manipulation on IBM 7090/94 machines. FORMAC performed formal algebraic cabability associated with an existing numerical mathematical language, FORTRAN.

 

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