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To understand what computer programming is, and how it should be done, Gauthier van den Hove proposes to study how it is actually done, and induce elements of method fro factual observation. To this end, he carries out a detailed analysis of the first ALGOL 60 system. He carried out the research at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands, where the system was originally designed and implemented.

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Date 15 February 2019
Time 13:00 - 14:00
Location Aula - Lutherse kerk
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G.M.C.J.T.G. van den Hove: New Insights from Old Programs. The Structure of the First ALGOL 60 System.


Prof. P. Klint (CWI and UvA)

Prof. T. van der Storm (CWI and RUG)


This event is open to the public.

Aula - Lutherse kerk
Aula - Lutherse kerk

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Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam

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