Issue No.07 - July (1979 vol.12)
R.J. Frank , Spencer & Kaye
The Constitution affords patent protection to inventions within the "useful arts," but not to scientific?or mathematical? discoveries. What, then, is a computer program's algorithm?
R.J. Frank, "Patent Protection and the Computing Arts", Computer, vol.12, no. 7, pp. 66-73, July 1979, doi:10.1109/MC.1979.1658817