Artifact Details

Title

L6 Programming Language, Part 2

Catalog Number

102624020

Type

Moving Image

Date

1966

Credits

Knowlton, Ken

Publisher

Bell Laboratories, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number F 84.86
Deprecated CHM identification number VT 348

Duration

00:48:00

Dimensions

10" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

Programmed in BEFLIX, a movie about Knowlton's list processing language L6. An early example of the use of computer animation to mimic the operation of a computer and thus illustrate the syntax of a programming language and the consequent data structure manipulations of the computer. Label refers to "Knowlton, Ken. A Programmer's Description of L6. Communcations of the ACM 9, No. 8, pp 616-625 (August 1966)." Film features the IBM 7094.

Part two of this film is a step-by-step writin of a short program in the L6 language, and the consquent list structure that develops during the execution of the program.

Related Records

102651787 L6 Programming Language, Part 1 and Part 2