Report Number: CS-TR-68-89
Institution: Stanford University, Department of Computer Science
Title: ALGOL W (revised)
Author: Bauer, Henry R.
Author: Becker, Sheldon I.
Author: Graham, Susan L.
Author: Forsythe, George E.
Author: Satterthwaite, Edwin H.
Date: March 1968
Abstract: The textbook "Introduction to Algol" by Baumann, Feliciano,
Bauer, and Samelson describes the internationally recognized
language ALGOL 60 for algorithm communication. ALGOL W can be
viewed as an extension of ALGOL.
This document consists of (1) "Algol W Deck Set-Up" [by E.H.
Satterthwaite, Jr.]; (2) "Algol W Language Description" [by
Henry R. Bauer, Sheldon Becker, and Susan L. Graham], a
complete syntactic and semantic description of the language;
(3) "Algol W Error Messages" [by Henry R. Bauer, Sheldon
Becker, and Susan L. Graham]; (4) "Algol W Notes for
Introductory Computer Science Courses" [by Henry R. Bauer,
Sheldon Becker, and Susan L. Graham] which describes the
differences tween ALGOL 60 and ALGOL W and presents the new
features of ALGOL W; and (5) "Notes on Number Representation
on System/360 and relations to Algol W" [by George E.