Issue No. 01 - January/February (2000 vol. 2)
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The Fortran I compiler was the first demonstration that it is possible to automatically generate good machine code from high-level languages. It has thus been enormously influential. This article presents a brief description of the techniques used In the Fortran I compiler for the parsing of expressions, loop optimization, and register allocation.
D. Padua, "The Fortran I Compiler," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 2, no. , pp. 70-75, 2000.