Artifact Details

Title

RUNCIBLE I

Catalog Number

102724579

Type

Text

Date

1959-09

Author

Knuth, Donald E.; Lynch, William C.

Identifying Numbers

Other numbers C1028 Knuth cataloging system

Extent

44 p.

Description

Program for the IBM 650.
From first lines: “Super Soap Form, Uses Indexing Registers and Immediate Access Storage”.
Handwritten on the back of the first page: “Runcible Dec 1, 1959”

This was Knuth's first publication: “RUNCIBLE – Algebraic Translation on a Limited Computer” CACM 2, 11 (November, 1959) 18-21 and reprinted in Selected Papers on Computer Languages, pages 457-469.
44 pages.

Category

Program Listing

Collection Title

Donald E. Knuth papers

Credit

Gift of Donald Knuth

Lot Number

X4100.2007