Autocode


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autocode

[′ȯd·ō‚kōd]
(computer science)
The process of using a computer to convert automatically a symbolic code into a machine code. Also known as automatic code.

Autocode

(language)
1. The assembly language accepted by AUTOCODER.

2. A generic term for symbolic assembly language. Versions of Autocode were developed for Ferranti Atlas, Titan, Mercury and Pegasus and IBM 702 and IBM 705.
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Using AutoCode, SystemBuild graphical designs can be converted into real-time C or Ada source code.
Patrick Hayes says, "Wilkes's opinions are based on the experience of writing a few autocode routines 40 years ago" and, ".
Details about Blazer 6000TM laser coders plus "Dynascan" and "Autocode'' companion systems may be obtained from Lasertechnics, 5500 Wilshire Ave.
[MATRIX.sub.x] consists of five modules: SystemBuild for graphical and system simulation; Xmath for data visualization, object-oriented graphics, and mathematical analyses; AutoCode for generating code directly from SystemBuild models; Document It for incorporating information about your design into your documentation format; and RealSim series prototyping tools to verify each application.
An AutoCode C code generator converts the block-diagram scripts into the proper format for downloading onto the KBDS and AGC controller boards.