Teaching Photograph - Program Diagram, UNCOL Programming Language, Trevor Pearcey, 1959-1992 Image Reg. No: MM 068269

Photograph of a computer programming diagram entitled "UNCOL TYPE LANGUAGE". UNCOL was an intermediate programming language for compilers. UNCOL is an acronym for UNiversal Computer Oriented Language and was a proposed universal intermediate language which was never implemented.

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.
Black and white photographic print of computer programming instructions.
Description Of Content:
Early era [circa 1960] computer programming instructions outlining aspects of UNCOL, an intermediate programming language for compilers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Steve & Connie Kormas, 2001
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 90 mm (Width), 125 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: computer programming, computer software, computers, computing
Themes this item is part of: 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
Inscriptions: On reverse in black pencil at lower right, Museum Victoria catalogue reference: "MM 68269";
On reverse printed in black ink, photographic paper manufacturer's name: "ILFORD".
Title printed as part of the image: "UNCOL-TYPE LANGUAGE".
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 5 in. x 3½ in.
Creator: Dr Trevor Pearcey

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