High level sequential and concurrent programming

  • R. H. Perrott
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 126)


Sequential Programming

This paper examines the major developments in data structures and program constructs which have evolved in high level programming languages since the introduction of Fortran. The programming language Pascal is used to illustrate these program constructs and data structures.

The relevance of these developments to microcomputer systems is that any high level program constructs and data structures for these systems should also be independent of the hardware.


Data Item Data Declaration Primitive Type Program Construct Program Text 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. H. Perrott
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe Queen's UniversityBelfast

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