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Laning and Zierler Develop the First High Level Algebraic Language for Whirlwind I
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Stephen Dodd, Jay Forrester, Robert Everett, and Ramona Ferenz at Whirlwind I test control in the Barta Building, 1950.
In 1954 programmers J. H. Laning and
developed an algebraic
—the first high-level algebraic language for a computer.
Jay W. Forrester's Project Whirlwind
Jay Forrester Invents Three-Dimensional Magnetic-Core Memory for Installation on the Whirlwind I
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