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Meaning of Z

Pronunciation:  zee

 
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/zed/ 1. (After zermelo-fränkel set theory) A specification language developed by the programming research group at Oxford University around 1980. Z is used for describing and modelling computing systems. It is based on axiomatic set theory and first order predicate logic. Z is written using many non-ascii symbols. It was used in the ibm cics project.

See also z++.

["Understanding Z", J.M. Spivey, Cambridge U Press 1988].

2. A stack-based, complex arithmetic simulation language from zola technologies.

 

 

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