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- F.E. Allen. A Technological Review of the FORTRAN I Compiler by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- F.E. Allen. A Technological Review of the FORTRAN I Compiler. Proceedings National Computer Conference, 1982, AFIPS Press, pages 805-809.
- J.W. Backus and H. Herrick. IBM 701 Speedcoding and other automatic programming systems. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- J.W. Backus and H. Herrick. IBM 701 Speedcoding and other automatic programming systems. In Proc. Symp. on Automatic Programming for Digital Computer, Washington DC, The Office of Naval Research, May 1954, pp. 106-113. Computer History Museum Lot X2677.2004, Box 3 of 6, black 3-inch binder. Donated by J.A.N. Lee.
- John W. Backus. The IBM 701 Speedcoding System. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- John W. Backus. The IBM 701 Speedcoding System. Journal of the ACM, Volume 1, Number 1 (January 1954), pages 4-6.
- J.W. Backus et al. The FORTRAN automatic coding system. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- J.W. Backus, R.J. Beeber, S. Best, R. Goldberg, L.M. Haibt, H.L. Herrick, R.A. Nelson, D. Sayre, P.B. Sheridan, H.J. Stern, I. Ziller, R.A. Hughes, and R. Nutt, The FORTRAN automatic coding system. Pages 188-198. In Proceedings Western Joint Computer Conference, Los Angeles, California, February 1957. Typeset reprint in original blue cover.
- J.W. Backus. Automatic programming: properties and performance of FORTRAN systems I and II. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- J.W. Backus. Automatic programming: properties and performance of FORTRAN systems I and II. Session 2, Paper 3, Proceedings Symposium on the Mechanisation of Thought Processes, Teddington, Middlesex, England, The National Physical Laboratory, Nov. 1958, Her Majesty's Stationary Office (HMSO), pp. 232-255.
- J.W. Backus and W.P. Heising. FORTRAN. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 19:05
- J.W. Backus and W.P. Heising. FORTRAN. IEEE Transactions on Electronic Computers, EC-13, Number 4, August 1964, pages 382-385.
- J. W. Backus, The history of FORTRAN I, II and III. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- J. W. Backus, The history of FORTRAN I, II and III. Proceedings First ACM SIGPLAN conference on History of programming languages, Los Angles, 1978.
- J. W. Backus. Programming in the 1950's - some personal impressions. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- J. W. Backus. Programming in the 1950's - some personal impressions. In A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century, N. Metropolis et al, Eds., Academic Press, New York, 1980, pages 125-135. Preprint.
- John Backus. The history of Fortran I, II, and III. by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- John Backus. The History of Fortran I, II, and III. In in: R. Wexelblat, editor. History of Programming Languages, ACM Monograph Series, Academic Press, 1981, pages 25-45.
- John Backus. Transcript of presentation of talk: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- John Backus. Transcript of presentation of talk: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". In in: R. Wexelblat, editor. History of Programming Languages, ACM Monograph Series, Academic Press, 1981, pages 45-66.
- George Ryckman. Transcript of discussant's remarks: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- George Ryckman. Transcript of discussant's remarks: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". In in: R. Wexelblat, editor. History of Programming Languages, ACM Monograph Series, Academic Press, 1981, pages 66-68.
- J.A.N. Lee. Transcript of question and answer session: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- J.A.N. Lee. Transcript of question and answer session: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". In in: R. Wexelblat, editor. History of Programming Languages, ACM Monograph Series, Academic Press, 1981, pages 68-71.
- J.A.N. Lee. Full text of all questions submitted: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- J.A.N. Lee. Full text of all questions submitted: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". In in: R. Wexelblat, editor. History of Programming Languages, ACM Monograph Series, Academic Press, 1981, pages 71-73.
- J.A.N. Lee. Biography of John Backus: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- J.A.N. Lee. Biography of John Backus: "The History of Fortran I, II, and III". In in: R. Wexelblat, editor. History of Programming Languages, ACM Monograph Series, Academic Press, 1981, page 74.
- Herb Bright. FORTRAN Comes to Westinghouse-Bettis, 1957 + letters by Paul McJones — last modified 2007-05-28 16:45
- FORTRAN Comes to Westinghouse-Bettis, 1957 + letters
- A.C. Glennie. Automatic Coding of an electronic computer by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- A.C. Glennie. Automatic Coding of an electronic computer. Photocopy of typewritten manuscript with handwritten corrections, 15 pages. First page has date "14/12/52" and handwritten annotation "Lecture was delivered at University of Cambridge mid-February 1953". Computer History Museum Lot X2677.2004, Box 3 of 6, blue 3-inch binder (donated by J.A.N. Lee).
- J.H. Laning and N. Zierler. A Program For Translation of Mathematical Equations for Whirlwind I. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- J.H. Laning Jr. and N. Zierler: A Program For Translation of Mathematical Equations for Whirlwind I, Engineering Memorandum E-364, Instrumentation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1954
- P.B. Sheridan. The arithmetic translator-compiler of the IBM FORTRAN automatic coding system. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- P.B. Sheridan. The arithmetic translator-compiler of the IBM FORTRAN automatic coding system. Comm. ACM, Volume 2, Number 2, February 1959, pages 9-21.
- John Van Gardner. Fortran and the Genesis of Project Intercept. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- John Van Gardner. Fortran and the Genesis of Project Intercept. Gardner was one of the IBM Customer Engineers who installed 704 serial 13 at Lockheed Aircraft in Marietta, GA in May 1956. This memoir describes how in 1957 he debugged a hardware problem that had resulted in the Fortran compiler behaving in a nondeterministic manner.
- Claire Stegmann. Pathfinder. by Paul McJones — last modified 2005-12-30 18:52
- Claire Stegmann. Pathfinder. [Interview of John Backus] THINK, IBM Corporation, July/August 1979, pages 18-27.