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Meaning of ALPHA

Pronunciation:  'alfu

 
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  1. (Or "Input") An extension of algol 60 for the m-20 computer developed by A.P. Ershov at Novosibirsk in 1961. ALPHA includes matrix operations, slices, and complex arithmetic.

    ["The Alpha Automatic Programming System", A.P. Ershov ed., A-P 1971].

  2. 1. A compiler generator written by Andreas Koschinsky <koschins@cs.tu-berlin.de> and described in his thesis at the technische universitaet berlin. Alpha takes an attribute grammar and uses bison and flex to generate a parser, a scanner and an ase evaluator (Jazayeri and Walter).

    The documentation is in german.

    2. dec alpha.

 
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