COMIT


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COMIT

[′kō‚mit]
(computer science)
A user-oriented, general-purpose, symbol-manipulation programming language for computers.

COMIT

(language)
The first string-handling and pattern-matching language, designed in 1957-8 for applications in natural language translation. The user has a workspace organised into shelves. Strings are made of constituents (words), accessed by subscript. A program is a set of rules, each of which has a pattern, a replacement and goto another rule.

["COMIT Programmer's Reference Manual", V.H. Yngve, MIT Press 1961].

[Sammet 1969, pp. 416-436].
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For a standard Comits measurement, a waveform is first obtained without any sample between the transmitter and receiver.
We have utilized this property of the Comits apparatus to characterize the anisotropic dielectric properties of uniaxial crystals.
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