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Volume 1, Number 1, January, 1958
Volume 1, Number 2, February, 1958
Volume 1, Number 3, March, 1958
Volume 1, Number 4, April, 1958
Volume 1, Number 5, May, 1958
Volume 1, Number 6, June, 1958
Volume 1, Number 7, July, 1958
Volume 1, Number 8, August, 1958
Volume 1, Number 9, September, 1958
Volume 1, Number 10, October, 1958
Volume 1, Number 11, November, 1958
Volume 1, Number 12, December, 1958
Volume 2, Number 1, January, 1959
Volume 2, Number 2, February, 1959
Volume 2, Number 3, March, 1959
Volume 2, Number 4, April, 1959
Volume 2, Number 5, May, 1959
Volume 2, Number 6, June, 1959
Volume 2, Number 7, July, 1959
Volume 2, Number 8, August, 1959
Volume 2, Number 9, September, 1959
Volume 2, Number 10, October, 1959
Volume 2, Number 11, November, 1959
Volume 2, Number 12, December, 1959
Volume 3, Number 2, February, 1960
Volume 3, Number 3, March, 1960
Volume 3, Number 6, June, 1960


Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 1, January, 1958

                      Saul Gorn   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 1
                 Alan J. Perlis   Announcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                Robert W. Bemer   A Machine Method for Square-Root
                                  Computation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--7
                Herbert S. Wilf   Tables for Automatic Computation . . . . 8--11
                B. C. Kenny and   
                   J. A. Hunter   A Programmed Binary Counter for the IBM
                                  Type 650 Calculator  . . . . . . . . . . 11--12

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 2, February, 1958

                   Mark Halpern   Variable-Width Tables with Binary-Search
                                  Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--3

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 3, March, 1958

                Murray Grumette   IBM 704 Code-Nundrums  . . . . . . . . . 3--4
                   Harold Wolpe   Algorithm for Analyzing Logical
                                  Statements to Produce a Truth Function
                                  Table  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--13

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 4, April, 1958

                E. A. Weiss and   
             Henry P. T. Corley   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 5--5
                      W. Selden   Need for an Algorithm  . . . . . . . . . 7--9
             Henry P. T. Corley   Request for Methods or Programs  . . . . 9--11

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 5, May, 1958

           James B. Randels and   
                  Roy F. Reeves   Note On Empirical Bounds For Generating
                                  Bessel Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--5
                Robert W. Bemer   A Subroutine Method for Calculating
                                  Logarithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5--8
                 Anatol W. Holt   General Purpose Programming Systems  . . 7--9
                Roger L. Sisson   An Improved Decimal Redundancy Check . . 10--12
               William H. Kautz   Binary and Truth-Function Operations on
                                  a Decimal Computer with an Extract
                                  Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--13
               E. F. Morris and   
                     T. E. Wohr   Unusual Applications Department ---
                                  Automatic Implementation of Computer
                                  Logic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--20

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 6, June, 1958

               F. M. Verzuh and   
                Charles C. Holt   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 3--3
             Edward A. Voorhees   Algebraic Formulation of Flow Diagrams   4--8
                 J. H. Wegstein   Accelerating Convergence of Iterative
                                  Processes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9--13

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 7, July, 1958

            Quentin Correll and   
           Otto Matty Khodr and   
     Alexander Vanderburgh, Jr.   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 2--3
                 A. Vanderburgh   The Lincoln Keyboard: a typewriter
                                  keyboard designed for computer input
                                  flexibility  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--4
     Eldridge S. Adams, Jr. and   
         Stewart I. Schlesinger   Simple Automatic Coding Systems  . . . . 5--9

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 8, August, 1958

          Walter M. Carlson and   
            Roger L. Boyell and   
                      B. Conway   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 2--2
               Andrei P. Ershov   On Programming of Arithmetic Operations  3--6
           William H. Kautz and   
         Edward A. Voorhees and   
                   T. A. Jeeves   Automatic programming systems  . . . . . 6--8
                   T. A. Jeeves   Secant modification of Newton's method   9--10
                    John Giblin   Recursive Curve Fitting Technique  . . . 10--11
                  J. Strong and   
                J. Wegstein and   
                 A. Tritter and   
                 J. Olsztyn and   
                    O. Mock and   
                       T. Steel   The problem of programming communication
                                  with changing machines: a proposed
                                  solution (Part 1)  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--18

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 9, September, 1958

             J. Gordon Stillson   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 2--2
            Dickson H. Call and   
                  Roy F. Reeves   Error estimation in Runge--Kutta
                                  procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--8
                  J. Strong and   
             J. H. Wegstein and   
                 A. Tritter and   
                 J. Olsztyn and   
               Owen R. Mock and   
                       T. Steel   The Problem of Programming Communication
                                  with Changing Machines A Proposed
                                  Solution (Part 2)  . . . . . . . . . . . 9--16

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 10, October, 1958

               Melvin E. Conway   Proposal for an UNCOL  . . . . . . . . . 5--8
                   Iu. I. Ianov   On The Equivalence and Transformation of
                                  Program Schemes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--12

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 11, November, 1958

              John W. Carr, III   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 3--3
               Mervin E. Muller   The Use of Computers in Inspection
                                  Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--13
                    W. G. Wadey   Two Square-Root Approximations . . . . . 13--14

Communications of the ACM
Volume 1, Number 12, December, 1958

                   Iu. I. Ianov   On Matrix Program Schemes  . . . . . . . 3--6
                     Iwao Sugai   Extraction of Roots by Repeated
                                  Subtractions for Digital Computers . . . 6--8
             Alan J. Perlis and   
                    K. Samelson   Preliminary Report --- International
                                  Algebraic Language . . . . . . . . . . . 8--22


Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 1, January, 1959

                R. W. Bemer and   
            Walter F. Bauer and   
               Philip R. Bagley   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 2--3
          LeRoy A. Brothers and   
                 Paul Armer and   
        Millard H. Perstein and   
             Dan C. Wilkins and   
               P. A. Zaphyr and   
             M. J. R. Healy and   
          H. M. Lieberstein and   
                Bruce Gilchrist   Letter to the editor of operations
                                  research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--5
            Virginia Nather and   
                Ward C. Sangren   Abstracts --- nuclear reactor codes  . . 6--32

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 2, February, 1959

               John W. Carr III   Recursive Subscripting Compilers and
                                  List-Type Memories . . . . . . . . . . . 4--6
                   Julien Green   Possible Modifications to the
                                  International Algebraic Language . . . . 6--8
              Peter B. Sheridan   The Arithmetic Translator Compiler of
                                  the IBM FORTRAN Automatic Coding System  9--21
        William F. Luebbert and   
           Percy W. Collom, Jr.   Signal Corps Research and Development on
                                  Automatic Programming of Digital
                                  Computers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--27
               R. C. Hansen and   
               L. L. Bailin and   
              R. W. Rutishauser   Scientific and business applications: on
                                  computing radiation integrals  . . . . . 28--31

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 3, March, 1959

                 John E. Powers   Elimination of Special Functions from
                                  Differential Equations . . . . . . . . . 3--4
                 John R. Howell   An Iterative Method for Fitting the
                                  Logistic Curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5--6
                 J. H. Wegstein   From Formulas to Computer Oriented
                                  Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--8
                Robert W. Bemer   A Checklist of Intelligence for
                                  Programming Systems  . . . . . . . . . . 8--13

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 4, April, 1959

              Bernard A. Galler   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 6--9
                   R. E. Gilman   A Mathematical Procedure for Machine
                                  Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--12
               Paolo Ercoli and   
                  Roberto Vacca   Binary Arithmetic for Discretely
                                  Variable Word Length in a Serial
                                  Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--15
               E. H. Larson and   
                 D. P. Marshall   A routine to find the solution of
                                  simultaneous linear equations with
                                  polynomial coefficients  . . . . . . . . 16--17
                J. S. Hicks and   
                 R. F. Wheeling   An Efficient Method for Generating
                                  Uniformly Distributed Points on the
                                  Surface of an $n$-Dimensional Sphere . . 17--19
               Mervin E. Muller   A Note on a Method for Generating Points
                                  Uniformly on $N$-Dimensional Spheres . . 19--20

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 5, May, 1959

                 Alan J. Perlis   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 3--9
              John W. Carr, III   Error Analysis in Floating Point
                                  Arithmetic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--15
                Robert W. Bemer   Automatic programming systems  . . . . . 16--16
                      Anonymous   Scientific and business applications:
                                  survey of progress and trend of
                                  development and use of automatic data
                                  processing in business and management
                                  control systems of the Federal
                                  Government, as of December 1957 --- II   17--20

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 6, June, 1959

           John W. Carr III and   
             Alan J. Perlis and   
         James E. Robertson and   
                Norman R. Scott   A Visit to Computation Centers in the
                                  Soviet Union . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--20
            Francis A. Williams   Handling Identifiers as Internal Symbols
                                  in Language Processors . . . . . . . . . 21--24
            William H. Anderson   Scientific and business applications:
                                  NORC High-Speed Printer  . . . . . . . . 25--26
             B. L. Schwartz and   
                    H. A. Cress   A Technique for Computing Critical
                                  Rotational Speeds of Flexible Shafts on
                                  an Automatic Computer  . . . . . . . . . 27--31
                 Heinz Schecher   Programming for a Machine With an
                                  Extended Address Calculational Mechanism 32--38
                        A. Wouk   Remarks on the Practical Solution of
                                  Characteristic Value Problems  . . . . . 38--39

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 7, July, 1959

             Bruce W. Arden and   
                      R. Graham   On GAT and the Construction of
                                  Translators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                 Donald Taranto   Binary Conversion, with Fixed Decimal
                                  Precision, of a Decimal Fraction . . . . 27--27
                    Wen M. Chow   Parameter Estimation for Simple
                                  Nonlinear Models . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                Donald L. Shell   A High-Speed Sorting Procedure . . . . . 30--32
               Hans W. Gschwind   A Real Time Data Assimilator . . . . . . 33--36

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 8, August, 1959

                  John McCarthy   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 2--3
                 Alan J. Perlis   Letters to the editor  . . . . . . . . . 2--5
             Jack Hollingsworth   An Educational Program in Computing  . . 6--6
               Philip R. Bagley   Proposal for a Feasible Programming
                                  System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--10
                 M. J. Aegerter   Construction of a Set of Test Matrices   10--12
                John W. Hamblen   Statistical programs for the IBM 650 ---
                                  Part I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--18

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 9, September, 1959

                     Louis Fein   The Role of the University in Computers,
                                  Data Processing and Related Fields . . . 7--14
             Nelson M. Blachman   Central-European Computers . . . . . . . 14--18
                Robert W. Bemer   A Proposal for a Generalized Card Code
                                  for 256 Characters . . . . . . . . . . . 19--23
         Edsger W. Dijkstra and   
                   W. Heise and   
             Alan J. Perlis and   
                    K. Samelson   ALGOL Sub-Committee Report ---
                                  Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
             Edsger W. Dijkstra   Communication with an Automatic Computer 24--24
                   Julien Green   Remarks on ALGOL and Symbol Manipulation 25--27
                   Shu-T'ien Li   Octal Diagrams of Binary Conception and
                                  Their Applicability to Computer Design
                                  Logic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                   Fred H. Lesh   Multi-Dimensional Least-Squares
                                  Polynomial Curve Fitting . . . . . . . . 29--30
                Scot D. Hornick   IBM 709 Tape Matrix Compiler . . . . . . 31--32
              Stephen J. Wersan   The Alpha Vector Transformation of a
                                  System of Linear Constraints . . . . . . 33--34
                      Anonymous   Survey of progress and trend of
                                  development and use of automatic data
                                  processing in business and management
                                  control systems of the Federal
                                  Government, as of December 1957 --- III  34--43

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 10, October, 1959

            U. A. Machmudov and   
                    A. S. Popov   LEM-1, Small Size General Purpose
                                  Digital Computer Using Magnetic
                                  (Ferrite) Elements . . . . . . . . . . . 3--9
                  Isao Takasaki   J.E.I.D.A. and its computer center . . . 10--16
                   H. S. Bright   Standards: Proposed standard flow chart
                                  symbols  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
           W. Barkley Fritz and   
            Marion Campbell and   
            Webb T. Comfort and   
                Frank Engel and   
        Millard H. Perstein and   
             Joseph H. Wegstein   Proposed Standard Flow Chart Symbols . . 17--18
                      H. Kanner   An Algebraic Translator  . . . . . . . . 19--22
           W. R. Brittenham and   
                   K. Clark and   
                    G. Kuss and   
                    H. Thompson   SALE, a Simple Algebraic Language for
                                  Engineers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
              Harvy Bratman and   
               Julien Green and   
              John Stockman and   
               Albert R. Watson   Recommendations of the SHARE ALGOL
                                  Committee  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                     J. M. Cook   Remarks on a Recent Paper: ``An
                                  Efficient Method for Generating
                                  Uniformly Distributed Points on the
                                  Surface of an $n$-Dimensional Sphere''
                                  (2, No. 4 (1959), 17)  . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Saul Gorn and   
             P. Z. Ingerman and   
                  J. B. Crozier   On the Construction of Micro-Flowcharts  27--31
                John W. Hamblen   Statistical programs for the IBM 650 ---
                                  Part II  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--37
                     C. T. Fike   Scientific and Business Applications:
                                  \sc Oracle Curve Plotter . . . . . . . . 38--39
              Stephen J. Wersan   Corrigendum: ``The Alpha Vector
                                  Transformation of a System of Linear
                                  Constraints''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--39
              Mortin Nadler and   
                    A. Sengupta   Shift-Register Code for Indexing
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--43

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 11, November, 1959

             E. M. Zaitzeff and   
             Morton M. Astrahan   Russian Visit to U.S. Computers  . . . . 4--11
                 E. F. Codd and   
                E. S. Lowry and   
               E. McDonough and   
               Casper A. Scalzi   Multiprogramming STRETCH: Feasibility
                                  Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--17
                     W. T. Gant   Flow Outlining --- A Substitute for Flow
                                  Charting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
                Donald E. Knuth   RUNCIBLE --- algebraic translation on a
                                  limited computer . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--21
             Irwin D. Greenwald   A Technique for Handling Macro
                                  Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                 Diran Sarafyan   A New Method of Computation of Square
                                  Roots Without Using Division . . . . . . 23--24

Communications of the ACM
Volume 2, Number 12, December, 1959

                  Morton Nadler   Some Notes on Computer Research in
                                  Eastern Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--2
              Wilfried Buchholz   Fingers or Fists? (The Choice of Decimal
                                  or Binary Representation)  . . . . . . . 3--11
                   Philip Wolfe   The Secant Method for Simultaneous
                                  Nonlinear Equations  . . . . . . . . . . 12--13
             Edgar T. Irons and   
                    F. S. Acton   A Proposed Interpretation in ALGOL . . . 14--15
            Stanley M. Humphrey   Impact of computer developments: an
                                  address before the Bendix G-15 users
                                  exchange conference, September 17, 1959  16--19
          Richard W. Conway and   
              B. M. Johnson and   
             William L. Maxwell   A Queue Network Simulator for the IBM
                                  650 and Burroughs 220  . . . . . . . . . 20--23


Communications of the ACM
Volume 3, Number 2, February, 1960

                      Anonymous   Corrigendum: ``A Technique for Handling
                                  Macro Instructions'', by Irwin D.
                                  Greenwald, \em Communications ACM \bf 2,
                                  No. 11 (Nov. 1959) . . . . . . . . . . . 75--75
                    J. F. Traub   Comments on a recent paper [``A New
                                  Method of Computation of Square Roots
                                  Without Using Division'']  . . . . . . . 86--86

Communications of the ACM
Volume 3, Number 3, March, 1960

             Hans J. Maehly and   
                 J. Svigals and   
                     J. B. Reid   Letters to the Editor: Fingers or Fists?
                                  (The Choice of Decimal or Binary
                                  Representation)  . . . . . . . . . . . . A11--A13

Communications of the ACM
Volume 3, Number 6, June, 1960

                    J. F. Traub   Comment on a Previous Paper [M. J.
                                  Aegerter, \em Construction of a Set of
                                  Test Matrices, Comm. ACM \bf 2(8),
                                  10--12 August (1990)]  . . . . . . . . . 352--352