Issue No. 02 - June (1976 vol. 2)
null Yaohan Chu , Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland
It is our habit in writing an English composition that, as we write each word, each phrase, each sentence, and each paragraph, we consciously or unconsciously check the syntax and the semantics of the composition just written. Writing a computer program in a high-level language could be made similar to writing a composition in English. In this case, a highly interactive highlevel language system checks the syntax and the semantics of the highlevel language program as each symbol, each expression, and each statement are being entered at the terminal. When the source program is completely entered, the program could have been debugged and could have run once.
program debugging, Direct-execution system, high-level language system, interactive systems, interpreter, microprocessor system
n. Yaohan Chu and R. Cannon, "Interactive High-Level Language Direct-Execution Microprocessor System," in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 2, no. , pp. 126-134, 1976.