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# Algebraic compiler and translator

algebraic compiler and translator
language
(ACT 1) A language and compiler for the Royal McBee LGP-30, designed around 1959, apparently by Clay S. Boswell, Jr, and programmed by Mel Kaye.
(http://ed-thelen.org/comp-hist/lgp-30-man.html)
(2008-08-04)

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• Algebraic data type

algebraic data type programming (Or “sum of products type”) In functional programming, new types can be defined, each of which has one or more constructors. Such a type is known as an algebraic data type. E.g. in Haskell we can define a new type, “Tree”: data Tree = Empty | Leaf Int | Node Tree […]

• Algebraic equation

an equation in the form of a polynomial having a finite number of terms and equated to zero, as 2 x 3 + 4 x 2 − x + 7 = 0. Historical Examples He felt as he had when puzzling over the unknown quantity in an algebraic equation. Jerome, A Poor Man Mary E. […]

• Algebraic extension

a field containing a given field such that every element in the first field is algebraic over the given field.

• Algebraic expression

a symbol or a combination of symbols used in algebra, containing one or more numbers, variables, and arithmetic operations: how to solve algebraic expressions. Historical Examples An equation admits of description in two ways:— It may be regarded purely as an algebraic expression, or as a geometrical locus. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice […]

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