symbolic programming

symbolic programming

[sim′bäl·ik ′prō‚gram·iŋ]
(computer science)
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In the latter part of 1952 and 1953, people began to experiment with symbolic programming systems that can now be recognized as the remote ancestors of modern high-level programming languages.
He was honored for "his general contributions to the development of Higher Order Symbolic Programming, principally for his advancement of lexical scoping in LISP.

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