A derivative of ALGOL 60. It introduced double precision, complex numbers, bit strings and dynamic data structures. It is parsed entirely by operator precedence and used the call-by-value-result calling convention.
[“A Contribution to the Development of Algol”, N. Wirth, CACM 9(6):413-431, June 1966].
[“ALGOL W Implementation”, H. Bauer et al, TR CS98, Stanford U, 1968].
- Algol x
algol x language A proposed successor to ALGOL 60, a “short-term solution to existing difficulties”. Three designs were proposed, by Wirth, Seegmuller and van Wijngaarden. [Sammet 1969, p. 194]. (1995-05-07)
- Algol y
algol y language A proposed successor to ALGOL 60, a “radical reconstruction”. Originally a language that could manipulate its own programs at run time, it became a collection of features that were not accepted for ALGOL X. (1995-05-09)
sexual pleasure derived from enduring or inflicting pain, as in masochism or sadism. Historical Examples I may here narrate a case which has been communicated to me of algolagnia in a woman, combined with sexual hyperesthesia. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6) Havelock Ellis noun a perversion in which sexual pleasure […]
the branch of botany dealing with . noun the branch of biology concerned with the study of algae noun the branch of medicine concerned with the study of pain