Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind algebraic interpreter and handwritten notes

Catalog Number

102724583

Type

Text

Date

1953-03; 1976-08

Author

Laning, J.H., Jr.; Knuth, Donald E.

Publisher

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Instrumentation Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

Other number U2774 Knuth cataloging system

Extent

24 p.

Description

Hand-coded machine language program written for the Whirlwind computer in 1953. It implements the algebraic interpreter of Laning-Zierler. Also includes four pages of handwritten notes by Donald Knuth.

Category

Program Listing

Collection Title

Donald E. Knuth papers

Credit

Gift of Donald Knuth

Lot Number

X4100.2007