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[plan-er] /ˈplæn ər/

a person who .
a book, similar to a desk calendar, for recording appointments, things to be done, etc.
a person who makes plans, esp for the development of a town, building, etc
a chart for recording future appointments, tasks, goals, etc

1716, “one who plans,” agent noun from plan (v.). Derogatory variant planster attested from 1945. Meaning “book or device that enables one to plan” is from 1971.

A language for writing theorem provers by Carl Hewitt hewitt@ai.mit.edu MIT 1967. Never fully implemented.
CONNIVER was an outgrowth of PLANNER and microPLANNER a subset. PLASMA is a PLANNER-like system modelled on Actors. See also POPLER, QLISP, Scheme.
[“PLANNER: A Language for Proving Theorems in Robots”, Carl Hewitt, Proc IJCAI-69, Wash DC, May 1969].


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