algebraic language


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algebraic language

[¦al·jə¦brā·ik ′laŋ·gwij]
(mathematics)
The conventional method of writing the symbols, parentheses, and other signs of formulas and mathematical expressions.
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Carr III appointed Perlis chairman of a programming language committee to meet with a similar subcommittee of GAMM (Gesellschaft fur angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik) in Europe to design a universal algebraic language." The group of eight met in Zurich and specified what was finally called Algol-58.
student subjects formulated LP models using both LPFORM and a conventional algebraic language. Their performance was measured in terms of time to formulate, number of errors, user satisfaction and so on.
Whatever number you get, move forward twice the number of spaces." In algebraic language it means "If you roll d on the dice, then move forward 2d."

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