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Teaching Photograph - Probable Developments Diagram, L2 Programming Languages, Trevor Pearcey, 1959-1992 Image Reg. No: MM 068237

Summary:
Photograph of a computer programming diagram entitled "PROBABLE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMON L2 LANGUAGES" covering programming languages including COBOL, ALGOL and UNCOL and their future development and application in computer science.

This is one of a set of photographs of computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used in the 1970s as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several early models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including the CSIR Mark 1 (later renamed CSIRAC), the Cirrus, the Atlas, the IBM System/360 , the CDC 6600 System, and the Illiac IV.
Description:
Black and white photographic print of a computer programming diagram.
Description Of Content:
Early era [circa 1960] computer programming diagram illustrating various programming languages.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Steve & Connie Kormas, 2001
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 90 mm (Width), 125 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computer programming, computer engineering, computer software, computers, computing
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Trevor Pearcey, Computer Engineer & CSIRAC Specialist (1919-1998), Trevor Pearcey, 1919 - 1998: a brief biography, Trevor Pearcey & the First Australian Computer: A Lost Opportunity?, Trevor Pearcey & the First Australian Computer: A Lost Opportunity?
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: drawings
Original Caption: PROBLEM FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMON L2 LANGUAGES
Inscriptions: On obverse in black pencil at lower right, Museum Victoria catalogue reference: "MM 68237";
On obverse printed in black ink, photographic paper manufacturer's name: "ILFORD".
Title at the head of the notes: "PROBABLE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMON L2 LANGUAGES".
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 5 in. x 3½ in.
Creator: Dr Trevor Pearcey

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