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Volume 13, Number 1, February, 1970
Volume 13, Number 2, May, 1970
Volume 13, Number 3, August, 1970
Volume 13, Number 4, November, 1970
Volume 14, Number 1, February, 1971
Volume 14, Number 2, May, 1971
Volume 14, Number 3, August, 1971
Volume 14, Number 4, November, 1971
Volume 15, Number 1, February, 1972
Volume 15, Number 2, May, 1972
Volume 15, Number 3, August, 1972
Volume 15, Number 4, November, 1972
Volume 5, Number 1, 1973
Volume 7, Number 1, 1973
Volume 16, Number 1, February, 1973
Volume 16, Number 2, May, 1973
Volume 16, Number 3, August, 1973
Volume 16, Number 4, November, 1973
Volume 8, Number 1, 1974
Volume 17, Number 1, 1974
Volume 17, Number 2, May, 1974
Volume 17, Number 3, August, 1974
Volume 17, Number 4, November, 1974
Volume 18, Number 1, February, 1975
Volume 18, Number 2, May, 1975
Volume 18, Number 3, August, 1975
Volume 18, Number 4, November, 1975
Volume 19, Number 1, February, 1976
Volume 19, Number 2, May, 1976
Volume 19, Number 3, August, 1976
Volume 19, Number 4, November, 1976
Volume 20, Number 1, February, 1977
Volume 20, Number 2, May, 1977
Volume 20, Number 3, August, 1977
Volume 20, Number 4, November, 1977
Volume 21, Number 1, February, 1978
Volume 21, Number 2, May, 1978
Volume 21, Number 3, August, 1978
Volume 21, Number 4, November, 1978
Volume 22, Number 1, February, 1979
Volume 22, Number 2, May, 1979
Volume 22, Number 3, August, 1979
Volume 22, Number 4, November, 1979
Volume 23, Number 4, 1979
Volume 9, Number 4, February, 1967
Volume 10, Number 3, November, 1967
Volume 12, Number 1, February, 1969
Volume 12, Number 3, August, 1969
Volume 12, Number 4, November, 1969
Volume 23, Number 1, February, 1980
Volume 23, Number 2, May, 1980
Volume 23, Number 3, August, 1980
Volume 25, Number 2, May, 1982
Volume 7, Number 44, October, 1953


The Computer Journal
Volume 13, Number 1, February, 1970

                 F. J. M. Laver   JANUS --- reflections on DATAFAIR 69 . . 2--6
            D. G. R. Buckle and   
                 C. H. Hunt and   
                M. M. Ryder and   
                   S. H. Storey   Computers and the small firm: 3  . . . . 7--9
                       B. Smith   Developments in SPECOL --- a retrieval
                                  language for the non-programmer  . . . . 10--13
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--13
                   M. G. Notley   The cumulative recurrence library  . . . 14--19
                 J. S. Rohl and   
                  G. Cordingley   List Processing Facilities in Atlas
                                  Autocode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                 G. M. Phillips   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                  H. D. Baecker   The use of Algol 68 for trees  . . . . . 25--27
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--27
                    W. M. Waite   Building a Mobile Programming System . . 28--31
                  D. Barton and   
               S. R. Bourne and   
                    J. P. Fitch   An algebra system  . . . . . . . . . . . 32--39
                L. F. Blake and   
               R. E. Lawson and   
                   I. M. Yuille   A ring processing package for use with
                                  FORTRAN or a similar high-level language 40--47
                      M. Joseph   An Analysis of Paging and Program
                                  Behaviour  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--54
                  A. R. Gourlay   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--54
                        D. Wood   The theory of left factored languages:
                                  Part 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--62
              D. M. Boulton and   
                  C. S. Wallace   A program for numerical classification   63--69
                     J. Gertler   High-Level Programming for Process
                                  Control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70--75
                   M. Clint and   
                    A. Jennings   The evaluation of eigenvalues and
                                  eigenvectors of real symmetric matrices
                                  by simultaneous iteration  . . . . . . . 76--80
                   S. McKee and   
                 A. R. Mitchell   Alternating Direction Methods for
                                  Parabolic Equations in Two Space
                                  Dimensions with a Mixed Derivative . . . 81--86
            M. J. M. Bernal and   
                 J. R. Whiteman   Numerical Treatment of Biharmonic
                                  Boundary Value Problems with Re-Entrant
                                  Boundaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--91
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--91
                   P. J. Taylor   The stability of the Du Fort--Frankel
                                  method for the diffusion equation with
                                  boundary conditions involving space
                                  derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--97
                D. J. Rodabaugh   On Stable Correctors . . . . . . . . . . 98--100
                      M. G. Cox   A bracketing technique for computing a
                                  zero of a function . . . . . . . . . . . 101--102
                       J. Snell   The solution in Chebyshev series of
                                  systems of linear differential equations
                                  with general boundary conditions . . . . 103--106
                   M. M. Chawla   Estimation of Errors of Gauss--Chebyshev
                                  Quadratures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--109
                   R. W. Hiorns   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
                  P. Hammersley   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 110--110
                  A. D. Woodall   Algorithm 45: An internal sorting
                                  procedure using a two-way merge  . . . . 110--111
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 110--115
                Shirley A. Lill   Algorithm 46: a modified Davidon method
                                  for finding the minimum of a function
                                  using difference approximation for
                                  derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--113, 106
           C. J. van Rijsbergen   Algorithm 47: a clustering algorithm . . 113--115
                  A. H. J. Sale   Note on Algorithm 42: Interpolation by
                                  certain quintic splines  . . . . . . . . 115--115
                     N. Jardine   Discussion and correspondence:
                                  Algorithms, methods and models in the
                                  simplification of complex data . . . . . 116--117
                   A. V. Reader   Random digits by a mincing process . . . 118--118
                 P. B. Fellgett   Correspondence: What is an analyst?  . . 118--119
                R. L. Allen and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: What is an analyst?  . . 119--120
                   M. J. Savage   Erratum: ``Junction optimisation
                                  technique''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                       M. Wells   Correspondence: Towards Fortran VI?  . . 120--120
              B. W. Dawkins and   
                  H. C. Dawkins   Correspondence: On ``A University
                                  faculty timetable''  . . . . . . . . . . 121--122
             Jan V. Garwick and   
                   J. N. Lyness   Correspondence: On ``The effect of
                                  inadequate convergence criteria in
                                  automatic routines'' . . . . . . . . . . 122--122

The Computer Journal
Volume 13, Number 2, May, 1970

                      A. Gunton   Recovery Procedures for Direct Access
                                  Commercial Systems . . . . . . . . . . . 123--126
                 A. R. Mitchell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126--126
             A. L. Humphrey and   
                    W. G. Munro   Management Information Retrieval . . . . 127--130
                 R. M. Burstall   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--130
                      M. Harrop   A basic approach to remote access  . . . 131--135
                   D. W. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--135
                 A. J. T. Colin   DOLPHIN --- a text filing system for
                                  University use . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--141
                 A. Learner and   
                      A. L. Lim   A note on transforming context-free
                                  grammars to Wirth-Weber precedence form  142--144
                       E. Lloyd   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144
                R. J. Pankhurst   A computer program for generating
                                  diagnostic keys  . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--151
                R. J. Ord-Smith   Generation of permutation sequences:
                                  part 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--155
                 A. J. Cole and   
                     D. Wishart   An Improved Algorithm for the
                                  Jardine-Sibson Method of Generating
                                  Overlapping Clusters . . . . . . . . . . 156--163
               T. I. Silvey and   
                   J. R. Barker   Hybrid Computing Techniques for Solving
                                  Parabolic and Hyperbolic Partial
                                  Differential Equations . . . . . . . . . 164--170
                 C. A. R. Hoare   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170--170
               R. R. Allran and   
               S. E. J. Johnsen   An algorithm for solving nonlinear
                                  programming problems subject to
                                  nonlinear inequality constraints . . . . 171--177
                 R. M. Burstall   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--177
             P. C. Haarhoff and   
                     J. D. Buys   A new method for the optimization of a
                                  nonlinear function subject to nonlinear
                                  constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--184
              B. A. Murtagh and   
               R. W. H. Sargent   Computational experience with
                                  quadratically convergent minimisation
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--194
                   D. Greenspan   Discrete, Nonlinear String Vibrations    195--201
                  R. E. Scraton   A method for improving the convergence
                                  of Chebyshev series  . . . . . . . . . . 202--203
                     D. J. Fyfe   The use of cubic splines in the solution
                                  of certain fourth order boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--205
                  P. Hammersley   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 206--207
                      Anonymous   Alogorithms Supplement . . . . . . . . . 206--219
               P. G. Littlewood   Algorithm 48: Procedure for the
                                  evaluation of an integral occurring in
                                  the mean square response analysis of
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207--208
                  K. W. Smillie   Algorithm 49: Indexing subarrays in
                                  multidimensional arrays  . . . . . . . . 208--208
                     A. G. Bell   Algorithm 50: How to program a computer
                                  to play legal chess  . . . . . . . . . . 208--219
                    K. Fielding   Note on Algorithm 44: Solution of
                                  nonlinear simultaneous equations . . . . 219--219
                D. T. Muxworthy   Note on Algorithm 47: a clustering
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--219
           C. J. van Rijsbergen   Note on Algorithm 47: a clustering
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--219
              P. Hammersley and   
                    J. Larmouth   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220--220
              P. Hammersley and   
                    J. Larmouth   Correspondence: Towards Fortran VI?  . . 220--220
                  D. A. Carrick   Correspondence: Interpretation of
                                  limited entry decision table format  . . 220--221
                   T. H. Merret   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221--221
                   T. H. Merret   Correspondence: Chain processing in PL/1 221--221
                   J. G. Fraser   Correspondence: Further comments on a
                                  line-thinning scheme . . . . . . . . . . 221--222
                  M. J. H. Webb   Book review: \booktitleThe Economics of
                                  Computers, by William F. Sharpe, 1969    222--222

The Computer Journal
Volume 13, Number 3, August, 1970

               H. McGregor Ross   The British Standard Data Code and how
                                  to exploit it  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--229
        M. D. Buckley-Sharp and   
                F. T. C. Harris   A computer program for banking multiple
                                  choice questions . . . . . . . . . . . . 230--236
                     I. J. Good   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236--236
               T. G. McLain and   
                    A. R. Trice   The MINIMOP multi-access operating
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--242
                  A. R. Gourlay   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--242
                  D. Barton and   
               S. R. Bourne and   
                   J. R. Horton   The structure of the Cambridge algebra
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--247
                   F. H. George   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247--247
                  D. Morris and   
               I. R. Wilson and   
                    P. C. Capon   A system program generator . . . . . . . 248--254
                  I. A. Macleod   SP/1 --- a Fortran integrated string
                                  processor  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--260
              J. Nievergelt and   
                   M. I. Irland   Bounce-and-skip. A technique for
                                  directing the flow of control in
                                  programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--262
                 E. L. Albasiny   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262--262
                 J. B. Hext and   
                  P. S. Roberts   Syntax analysis by Domölki's algorithm    263--271
                        D. Wood   A generalised normal form theorem for
                                  context-free grammars  . . . . . . . . . 272--277
                     A. G. Bell   Partitioning integers in $N$ dimensions  278--283
              Richard J. Hanson   Automatic Error Bounds for Real Roots of
                                  Polynomials Having Interval Coefficients 284--288
                    V. E. Price   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288--288
                  H. Van de Vel   A note on the automatic pretreatment of
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--290
                   J. C. Taylor   Boundary value problems for singular
                                  ordinary differential equations. A
                                  widely applicable method for calculating
                                  eigenvalues  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291--296
                 G. M. Phillips   Analysis of Numerical Iterative Methods
                                  for Solving Integral and
                                  Integrodifferential Equations  . . . . . 297--300
                       A. Jones   Spiral --- A new algorithm for
                                  non-linear parameter estimation using
                                  least squares  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301--308
                     P. M. Cohn   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308--308
                  G. Peters and   
                J. H. Wilkinson   The Least Squares Problem and
                                  Pseudo-Inverses  . . . . . . . . . . . . 309--316
                    R. Fletcher   A new approach to variable metric
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317--322
                  P. Hammersley   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 323--323
                D. J. Evans and   
                 L. V. Atkinson   Algorithm 51: An algorithm for the
                                  solution of general three term linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--324
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 323--326
           C. J. van Rijsbergen   Algorithm 52: a fast hierarchic
                                  clustering algorithm . . . . . . . . . . 324--326
                  A. H. J. Sale   Note on Algorithm 47: a clustering
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--326
                  A. D. Woodall   Note on Algorithm 43: a listed radix
                                  sort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--326
                  A. D. Woodall   Note on Algorithms 25, 26. 25: Sort a
                                  section of the elements of an array by
                                  determining the rank of each element.
                                  26: Order the subscripts of an array
                                  section according to the magnitudes of
                                  the elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--326
                  R. D. Bennett   Discussion and correspondence: computers
                                  and the business information structure:
                                  new horizons in decision making
                                  effectiveness  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--329

The Computer Journal
Volume 13, Number 4, November, 1970

                 Harold Gearing   Sidney Albert Tasker --- An Appreciation 331--331
                      A. C. Day   The Use of Symbol-State Tables . . . . . 332--339
                J. R. Millenson   Language and List Structure of a
                                  Compiler for Experimental Control  . . . 340--343
                 T. H. O'Beirne   Computer Programs Which Play Music with
                                  Microtones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344--349
                   D. P. Treble   Computers and Composition in Change
                                  Ringing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350--351
                K. J. MacCallum   Surfaces for Interactive Graphical
                                  Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--358
                  C. G. Broyden   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
          K. M. Waliuzzaman and   
                 Z. G. Vranesic   On Decomposition of Multi-Valued
                                  Switching Functions  . . . . . . . . . . 359--362
                   M. R. Abbott   Numerical method for calculating the
                                  dynamic behaviour of a trolley wire
                                  overhead contact system for electric
                                  railways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--368
             C. W. J. McCallien   The Solution of Reactor Diffusion
                                  Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369--377
                   D. B. Hunter   Clenshaw's Method for Evaluating Certain
                                  Finite Series  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378--381
                    D. J. Evans   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
               I. Barrodale and   
           F. D. K. Roberts and   
                     C. R. Hunt   Computing Best $l_p$ Approximations by
                                  Functions Nonlinear in One Parameter . . 382--386
                   L. J. Slater   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 386--386
                  J. S. Meditch   Newton's Method in Discrete-Time
                                  Nonlinear Data Smoothing . . . . . . . . 387--391
                J. H. Wilkinson   Book Review: \booktitleA Collection of
                                  Matrices for Testing Computational
                                  Algorithms, by Robert T. Gregory, D. L.
                                  Karney, 1969; 154 pages. (John Wiley and
                                  Sons Ltd., \pounds 4.75) . . . . . . . . 391--391
              D. J. McConalogue   A quasi-intrinsic scheme for passing a
                                  smooth curve through a discrete set of
                                  points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392--396
                      Anonymous   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 396--396
                Melvin R. Scott   Numerical Solution of Unstable Initial
                                  Value Problems by Invariant Imbedding    397--400
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400--400
                  P. G. O'Regan   Step Size Adjustment At Discontinuities
                                  for Fourth Order Runge--Kutta Methods    401--404
                   V. A. LoDato   The Permutation of a Certain Class of
                                  Matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405--410
                  A. R. Gourlay   Generalisation of Elementary Hermitian
                                  Matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411--412
                    G. A. Dirac   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412--412
                       S. Vajda   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412a-412
                   J. O. Ramsay   A Family of Gradient Methods for
                                  Optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413--417
                     G. Peckham   A new method for minimising a sum of
                                  squares without calculating gradients    418--420
                  P. Hammersley   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 421--421
               R. A. Zambardino   Algorithm 53: Decomposition of positive
                                  definite symmetric band matrices . . . . 421--422
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 421--438
                  A. H. J. Sale   Algorithm 54: Approximation of straight
                                  lines  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422--424
                  A. D. Woodall   Algorithm 55: An internal merge sort
                                  giving ranks of items  . . . . . . . . . 424--425
                  A. D. Woodall   Algorithm 56: To disentangle a chain . . 425--425
          T. O. M. Kronsjö   Algorithm 57: Find . . . . . . . . . . . 425--426
          T. O. M. Kronsjö   Algorithm 58: an illustrative primal
                                  simplex linear program . . . . . . . . . 426--428
          T. O. M. Kronsjö   Algorithm 59: An illustrative primal
                                  simplex linear program using multipliers 428--429
          T. O. M. Kronsjö   Algorithm 60: An illustrative primal
                                  simplex linear program using multipliers
                                  and single dimensional arrays  . . . . . 429--430
          T. O. M. Kronsjö   Algorithm 61: An illustrative self-dual
                                  parametric simplex linear program using
                                  multipliers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430--437
                  W. D. Hoskins   Algorithm 62: Interpolating quintic
                                  splines on equidistant knots . . . . . . 437--438


The Computer Journal
Volume 14, Number 1, February, 1971

                     J. Downing   A computer controlled circulation system 2--6
                 J. A. Campbell   A note on an optimal-fit method for
                                  dynamic allocation of storage  . . . . . 7--9
                K. J. MacCallum   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9--9
                  A. H. J. Sale   The classification of Fortran statements 10--12
                   C. R. Symons   A cost accounting formula for
                                  multiprogramming computers . . . . . . . 13--20
                         J. Eve   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                   M. Wells and   
              D. Holdsworth and   
                   A. P. McCann   The Eldon 2 operating system for KDF9    21--24
                      R. Alpiar   Double syntax oriented processing  . . . 25--37
                N. Christofides   An Algorithm for the Chromatic Number of
                                  a Graph  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--39
                    R. H. Stark   A language for algorithms  . . . . . . . 40--44
                     J. K. Reid   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                   C. C. Foster   Uncoupling central processor and storage
                                  device speeds  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--48
                  P. A. Jackson   PRBS cross-correlation measurements by
                                  hybrid computational techniques  . . . . 49--54
                  P. J. H. King   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--54
                  P. J. H. King   Correspondence: Interpretation of
                                  limited entry decision table format  . . 54--54
            S. H. Lavington and   
            D. J. Kinniment and   
                  A. E. Knowles   An experimental paging unit  . . . . . . 55--60
               G. C. Coggan and   
                   J. A. Wilson   On-line state estimation with a small
                                  computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61--64
                   K. A. Redish   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--64
                   K. A. Redish   Correspondence: (Note on) Algorithm 44   64--64
                  E. L. V. Hope   A high-order solution to the
                                  characteristic initial value problem in
                                  hyperbolic partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--72
                 William Squire   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--72
             William Squire and   
                      M. G. Cox   Correspondence: On ``A bracketing
                                  technique for computing a zero of a
                                  function'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--72
                 R. P. W. Lewis   The selection of ADI iteration
                                  parameters by numerical experiment for
                                  the solution of Poisson's equation over
                                  a circular area  . . . . . . . . . . . . 73--74
                   W. F. Lunnon   Multi-dimensional map-folding  . . . . . 75--80
                    L. B. Smith   Drawing Ellipses, Hyperbolas Or
                                  Parabolas with a Fixed Number of Points
                                  and Maximum Inscribed Area . . . . . . . 81--86
                    R. L. Allen   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--86
                    R. L. Allen   Correspondence: On quality of writing    86--86
             D. G. Evershed and   
                   G. E. Rippon   High level languages for low level users 87--90
                     B. Randell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--90
               H. G. Barrow and   
                  D. Michie and   
          R. J. Popplestone and   
                   S. H. Salter   Tokyo-Edinburgh dialogue on robots in
                                  artificial intelligence research . . . . 91--95
                      D. Michie   Heuristic search . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--102
                   John C. West   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--102
                  P. Hammersley   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 103--103
                  A. D. Woodall   Algorithm 63: a recursive tree sort  . . 103--103
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 103--107
                  A. D. Woodall   Algorithm 64: a non-recursive tree sort  104--104
                  A. H. J. Sale   Algorithm 65: An improved clustering
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--106
                Shirley A. Lill   Note on Algorithm 46: a modified Davidon
                                  method for finding the minimum of a
                                  function using difference approximation
                                  for derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--106
                J. L. Berry and   
                     A. G. Bell   Note on Algorithm 50: How to program a
                                  computer to play legal chess . . . . . . 106--107
                    J. G. Fryer   Book review: \booktitleRank Order
                                  Probabilities: Two Sample Normal Shift
                                  Alternatives, by Roy C. Milton, 1970 . . 107--107
                    J. G. Fryer   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--107

The Computer Journal
Volume 14, Number 2, May, 1971

                   S. J. Waters   Blocking sequentially processed magnetic
                                  files  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--112
                    D. Ball and   
             P. M. Blackall and   
                  V. Gerard and   
              G. R. Macleod and   
               P. J. Marcer and   
                 E. M. Palandri   FOCUS --- a remote access file handling
                                  system on-line to a CDC 6000 series
                                  computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--118
              J. C. Baldwin and   
                   R. E. Thomas   Multi-access on the Chilton Atlas  . . . 119--122
                   J. W. Craggs   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--122
                   D. W. Barron   Approaches to conversational FORTRAN . . 123--127
               E. W. Haddon and   
                    L. G. Proll   An Algol line-syntax checker . . . . . . 128--132
               R. S. Scowen and   
                   D. Allin and   
              A. L. Hillman and   
                     M. Shimell   SOAP --- a program which documents and
                                  edits ALGOL 60 programs  . . . . . . . . 133--135
                R. J. Ord-Smith   Generation of permutation sequences:
                                  Part 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--139
                R. J. Ord-Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139--139
                      A. Ortony   A system for stereo viewing  . . . . . . 140--144
                   E. C. Cherry   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144
                 J. Král   Some Properties of the Scatter Storage
                                  Technique with Linear Probing  . . . . . 145--149
                     E. S. Page   Systematic generation of ordered
                                  sequences using recurrence relations . . 150--153
                  V. W. D. Hale   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--153
                G. N. Lance and   
                 W. T. Williams   A note on a new divisive classificatory
                                  program for mixed data . . . . . . . . . 154--155
               R. John Lansdown   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--155
              R. John Lansdowne   Correspondence: On ``The use of
                                  symbol-state tables''  . . . . . . . . . 155--155
                  G. W. Osborne   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--155
                  G. W. Osborne   Correspondence: On ``Bounce-and-skip. A
                                  technique for directing the flow of
                                  control in programs''  . . . . . . . . . 155--155
                      R. Sibson   Some observations on a paper by Lance
                                  and Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156--157
             W. T. Williams and   
             H. T. Clifford and   
                    G. N. Lance   Group-size dependence: a rationale for
                                  choice between numerical classifications 157--162
             W. T. Williams and   
                G. N. Lance and   
                 M. B. Dale and   
                 H. T. Clifford   Controversy concerning the criteria for
                                  taxonometric strategies  . . . . . . . . 162--165
                    G. G. Alway   A general factorising algorithm  . . . . 166--168
                    M. Grossman   Parametric curve fitting . . . . . . . . 169--172
                    M. A. Wolfe   The numerical solution of implicit first
                                  order ordinary differential equations
                                  with initial conditions  . . . . . . . . 173--178
                  A. Hadjidimos   Optimum extrapolated ADI iterative
                                  difference schemes for the solution of
                                  Laplace's equation in three space
                                  variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179--183
              M. R. Osborne and   
                   G. A. Watson   On an algorithm for discrete nonlinear
                                  $L_1$ approximation  . . . . . . . . . . 184--188
                 R. Cranley and   
             T. N. L. Patterson   On the automatic numerical evaluation of
                                  definite integrals . . . . . . . . . . . 189--198
             R. G. Bennetts and   
                    D. W. Lewin   Fault diagnosis of digital systems --- a
                                  review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--206
                  P. Hammersley   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 207--207
              D. J. McConalogue   Algorithm 66: An automatic French-curve
                                  procedure for use with an incremental
                                  plotter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207--209
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 207--215
              D. J. McConalogue   Algorithm 67: An axis invariant
                                  procedure to provide slopes at points by
                                  local three-point parametric curve
                                  fitting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--209
                  J. R. Manning   Algorithm 68: White to move and mate in
                                  $n$ moves  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--213
              F. Oliveira-Pinto   Algorithm 69: Trigonometric curve
                                  fitting to equally or unequally spaced
                                  data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--214
          Zs. Kovács and   
                Shirley A. Lill   Note on Algorithm 46: a modified Davidon
                                  method for finding the minimum of a
                                  function using difference approximation
                                  for derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . 214--215
                N. E. Gough and   
                 J. B. A. Epton   Note on Algorithm 48: Procedure for the
                                  evaluation of an integral occurring in
                                  the mean square response analysis of
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215--215
          T. O. M. Kronsjö   Note on Algorithms 58 to 61  . . . . . . 215--215

The Computer Journal
Volume 14, Number 3, August, 1971

                 C. F. Reynolds   CODIL, Part 1. The importance of
                                  flexibility  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217--220
                  D. Morris and   
              T. G. Kennedy and   
                        L. Last   Flocoder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221--223
               R. J. W. Housden   Phrase structures in Fortran . . . . . . 224--228
                  I. A. Macleod   Mp/1 --- a Fortran macroprocessor  . . . 229--231
                    C. B. Jones   A New Approach to the `Hidden Line'
                                  Problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232--237
                      G. Molnar   SEL --- a self-extensible programming
                                  language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238--242
               David Barton and   
              I. M. Willers and   
                 R. V. M. Zahar   The automatic solution of systems of
                                  ordinary differential equations by the
                                  method of Taylor series  . . . . . . . . 243--248
              L. D. Higgins and   
               Francis J. Smith   Disc Access Algorithms . . . . . . . . . 249--253
                    D. W. Lewin   Advanced aspects of asynchronous logic
                                  design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254--259
                   V. A. LoDato   The minimisation of distance in
                                  placement algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 260--262
             M. J. Beaubien and   
                      A. Wexler   Iterative, finite difference solution of
                                  interior eigenvalues and eigenfunctions
                                  of Laplace's operator  . . . . . . . . . 263--269
             R. A. C. Boggs and   
                    F. J. Smith   A note on the integration of ordinary
                                  differential equations using Chebyshev
                                  series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270--271
                      M. G. Cox   An algorithm for approximating convex
                                  functions by means of first degree
                                  splines  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272--275
                R. Fletcher and   
                J. A. Grant and   
                   M. D. Hebden   The calculation of linear best $L_p$
                                  approximations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276--279
                        J. Grad   Matrix Balancing . . . . . . . . . . . . 280--284
               R. J. Hanson and   
                        P. Dyer   A computational algorithm for sequential
                                  estimation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--290
                      F. T. Man   A high-order method of solution for the
                                  Lyapunov matrix equation . . . . . . . . 291--292
                A. Matthews and   
                      D. Davies   A comparison of modified Newton methods
                                  for unconstrained optimisation . . . . . 293--294
                   S. McKee and   
                 A. R. Mitchell   Alternating direction methods for
                                  parabolic equations in three space
                                  dimensions with mixed derivatives  . . . 295--300
                      J. Oliver   The evaluation of definite integrals
                                  using high-order formulae  . . . . . . . 301--306
                     J. K. Reid   A note on the approximation of plane
                                  regions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--308
                  A. Zafarullah   Some stable implicit difference methods
                                  for heat equation with derivative
                                  boundary condition . . . . . . . . . . . 309--311
                 J. M. Chambers   Another round of Fortran . . . . . . . . 312--314
                     I. D. Hill   Faults in functions, in Algol and
                                  Fortran  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--316
                     B. Randell   Ludgate's analytical machine of 1909 . . 317--326
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--326

The Computer Journal
Volume 14, Number 4, November, 1971

                 C. F. Reynolds   CODIL, Part 2. The CODIL language and
                                  its interpreter  . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--332
                     B. L. Meek   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--332
                   R. W. Bonney   A keyword index file of British book
                                  titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--337
                    A. H. Jones   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337--337
                    A. J. Jones   Correspondence: On quality of writing    337--337
               J. W. Bridle and   
                R. J. Gregersen   CMSR --- a personnel information system  338--343
                     D. A. Bell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343--343
                   D. C. Cooper   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343--343
               J. A. Tomlin and   
               D. C. Cooper and   
                     D. A. Bell   Book reviews: \booktitleInteger and
                                  Dynamic Programming, by J. Abadie
                                  (editor), 1970; \booktitleAlgorithms and
                                  Recursive Functions, by A. L. Mal'cev,
                                  1970; \booktitleInformation Theory for
                                  Systems Engineers (Econometrics and
                                  Operations Research XVII), by L. P.
                                  Hyvärinen, 1970 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343--343
                   J. A. Tomlin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343--343
              A. J. Leonard and   
                    M. E. Tribe   Notable features of Orion  . . . . . . . 344--347
                 G. Houston and   
                   R. Gillespie   Integration of batch and timesharing
                                  services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348--351
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--351
               M. J. Ecclestone   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--351
               M. J. Ecclestone   Correspondence: On ``A quasi-intrinsic
                                  scheme for passing a smooth curve
                                  through a discrete set of points'' . . . 351--351
                 Terry G. Seaks   Erratum: The evaluation of eigenvalues
                                  and eigenvectors of real symmetric
                                  matrices by simultaneous iteration . . . 351--351
                  J. N. Sturman   The functional partitioning of memory
                                  --- its application to interactive
                                  computing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--360
                     J. W. Gale   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360--360
                     J. W. Gale   Correspondence: On the February 1971
                                  editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360--360
           J. N. G. Brittan and   
                F. J. M. Farley   College timetable construction by
                                  computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--365
                R. C. Backhouse   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--365
                R. C. Backhouse   Correspondence: On ``High level
                                  languages for low level users''  . . . . 365--365
                S. H. Valentine   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--365
                S. H. Valentine   Correspondence: ``On the automatic
                                  numerical evaluation of definite
                                  integrals''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--365
                    M. Etherton   Data structures for a network design
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366--374
                 E. L. Albaseny   Book reviews: \booktitleNumerik
                                  Symmetrischer Matrizen, by H.
                                  Rutishauer, E. Stiefel and H. Schwarz,
                                  1968; \booktitleComputational Methods in
                                  Partial Differential Equations, by A. R.
                                  Mitchell, 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--374
                 E. L. Albasiny   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--374
                 E. L. Albasiny   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--374
                       A. Ricci   An algorithm for the removal of hidden
                                  lines in 3D scenes . . . . . . . . . . . 375--377
                   Anthony Wren   Book review: \booktitleCase Exercises in
                                  Operations Research, by J. J. C. Martin
                                  and R. A. Denison, 1971  . . . . . . . . 377--377
                   Anthony Wren   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377--377
                   B. J. Austin   A dynamic disc allocation algorithm
                                  designed to reduce fragmentation during
                                  file reloading . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378--381
                 R. M. Burstall   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
          C. J. Evangelisti and   
                    S. P. Morse   Graphical modelling using contextually
                                  implied functions  . . . . . . . . . . . 382--389
                   A. Young and   
                     L. Fox and   
                   D. F. Mayers   Book reviews: \booktitleConvexity and
                                  Optimization in Finite Dimensions I, by
                                  Josef Stoer and Christoph Witzgall,
                                  1970; \booktitleOn Round-off Errors in
                                  Linear Programming, by H. Müller-Merbach,
                                  1970; \booktitle Approximation Theory,
                                  edited by A. Talbot, 1970  . . . . . . . 390--390
                   M. Foley and   
                 C. A. R. Hoare   Proof of a recursive program: Quicksort  391--395
                        D. Wood   A further note on top-down deterministic
                                  languages  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 396--403
                 P. B. Fellgett   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403--403
                 N. Jardine and   
                      R. Sibson   Choice of methods for automatic
                                  classification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404--406
           C. J. van Rijsbergen   An algorithm for information structuring
                                  and retrieval  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407--412
                 J. M. Watt and   
                    J. Z. Young   Book reviews: \booktitleComputation and
                                  Theory in Ordinary Differential
                                  Equations, by James W. Daniel and Ramon
                                  E. Moore, 1970; \booktitleProgress in
                                  Brain Research, Vol. 33.
                                  \booktitleComputers and Brains, by J. P.
                                  Schade and J. Smith, 1970  . . . . . . . 412--412
                     J. M. Watt   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412--412
                    J. Z. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412--412
                  D. Zissos and   
                   F. G. Duncan   NOR and NAND operators in Boolean
                                  algebra applied to switching circuit
                                  design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413--417
                N. Christofides   Zero-one programming using non-binary
                                  tree-search  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418--421
                    R. P. Brent   An Algorithm with Guaranteed Convergence
                                  for Finding a Zero of a Function . . . . 422--425
                   P. R. Walwyn   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425--425
                   P. R. Walwyn   Correspondence: On ``High level
                                  languages for low level users''  . . . . 425--425
                     S. Hoshino   On Davies, Swann and Campey minimisation
                                  process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 426--427
                   D. Knibb and   
                  R. E. Scraton   On the solution of parabolic partial
                                  differential equations in Chebyshev
                                  series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428--432
                    R. Piessens   Some aspects of Gaussian quadrature
                                  formulae for the numerical inversion of
                                  the Laplace transform  . . . . . . . . . 433--436
                   L. J. Slater   Book review: \booktitleMathematical
                                  Model Building in Economics and Industry
                                  (Second Series), by M. G. Kendall
                                  (editor), 1970 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436--436
                   L. J. Slater   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436--436
                        P. Wynn   A note on the generalised Euler
                                  transformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437--441
            A. S. Anderssen and   
                    E. T. White   Improved numerical methods for Volterra
                                  integral equations of the first kind . . 442--443
                    D. W. Honey   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--443
                    D. W. Honey   Correspondence: Calculation of a
                                  double-length square root from a double
                                  length number using single precision
                                  techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--443
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 444--444
                    D. J. Evans   Algorithm 69: An algorithm for the
                                  solution of symmetric general three term
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 444--445
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 444--451
                    A. Jennings   Algorithm 70: Solution of variable
                                  bandwidth positive definite simultaneous
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 446--446
                 J. K. S. Dewar   Algorithm 71: Procedures for interval
                                  arithmetic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447--450
                M. A. Sabin and   
              D. J. McConalogue   Note on Algorithm 67: An axis invariant
                                  procedure to provide slopes at points by
                                  local three-point parametric curve
                                  fitting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451--451


The Computer Journal
Volume 15, Number 1, February, 1972

                   S. J. Waters   File Design Fallacies  . . . . . . . . . 1--4
                       J. Palme   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--4
                       J. Palme   Correspondence: On high level languages  4--4, 36--36
              D. G. Bennett and   
                R. A. Davenport   A Facility for Real-Time Program
                                  Development  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5--7
                 R. B. K. Dewar   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--7
                 R. B. K. Dewar   Correspondence: On ``Another round of
                                  FORTRAN''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--7
                 B. A. Wichmann   Five Algol Compilers . . . . . . . . . . 8--12
                     A. J. Finn   Correspondence: Suggested Extensions to
                                  FORTRAN IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                     A. J. Finn   Suggested Extension to Fortran IV  . . . 12--12
                 J. S. Rohl and   
                     J. A. Linn   A Note on Compiling Arithmetic
                                  Expressions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--14
                J. G. P. Barnes   Real Time Languages for Process Control  15--17
                     I. D. Hill   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
                     I. D. Hill   Correspondence: On ``High level
                                  languages for low level users''  . . . . 17--17
                     K. Dos and   
                        H. Otto   Optimal dynamic use of memory for PL/1
                                  object programs in a real memory
                                  environment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                     G. M. Bull   Dynamic debugging in BASIC . . . . . . . 21--24
                    E. Whiteley   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    E. Whiteley   Correspondence: On ``Step size
                                  adjustment at discontinuities for fourth
                                  order Runge--Kutta methods'' . . . . . . 24--24
             J. L. M. Smith and   
                   T. S. Holden   Restart of an Operating System having a
                                  Permanent File Structure . . . . . . . . 25--31
               J. F. Lubran and   
                  J. D. Roberts   Some Observations on `Least Time to Go'
                                  Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--36
                   J. A. N. Lee   The formal definition of the BASIC
                                  language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--41
                   R. N. Ibbett   The MU5 instruction pipeline . . . . . . 42--50
                W. P. Boote and   
                S. R. Clark and   
                   T. A. Rourke   Simulation of a Paging Computer System   51--57
                     L. B. Hunt   Numerical smoothing and filtering in $N$
                                  dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--65
            C. S. Wetherell and   
            T. J. Buckholtz and   
                    K. S. Booth   A director for Kriegspiel, a variant of
                                  chess  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--70
                  C. G. Broyden   Large Sparse Sets of Linear Equations    70--70
                  A. R. Forrest   Interactive interpolation and
                                  approximation by Bézier polynomials . . . 71--79
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79a-79
                  M. J. B. Duff   Picture Language Machines  . . . . . . . 79--79
                 P. E. Gill and   
                   G. F. Miller   An algorithm for the integration of
                                  unequally spaced data  . . . . . . . . . 80--83
                   D. C. Cooper   Essays on Cellular Automata  . . . . . . 83--83
                 B. S. Thornton   Reduction and linearisation of quadratic
                                  constrained optimisation in linked
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--87
                   Anthony Wren   Proceedings of the Princeton Symposium
                                  on Mathematical Programming  . . . . . . 87--87
                    P. A. Samet   Insight, Not Numbers . . . . . . . . . . 88--92
                  A. J. Flavell   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
                  A. J. Flavell   Correspondence: On ``Another round of
                                  FORTRAN''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
                      Anonymous   Notes on the Submission of Papers  . . . 93--93

The Computer Journal
Volume 15, Number 2, May, 1972

            G. F. Coulouris and   
                J. M. Evans and   
                 R. W. Mitchell   Towards Content-Addressing in Data Bases 95--98
                     R. N. Cuff   A Conversational Compiler for Full PL/I  99--104
                    M. A. Sabin   Correspondence: Comments on some
                                  algorithms for the representation of
                                  curves by straight line segments . . . . 104--104
                A. E. Brown and   
             C. E. Phillips and   
             J. S. Scandale and   
                  D. P. Sparrow   A data collection and display system for
                                  a large-scale simulation . . . . . . . . 105--108
                P. C. Capon and   
                  D. Morris and   
                 J. S. Rohl and   
                   I. R. Wilson   The MU5 compiler target language and
                                  autocode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--112
                    K. A. Brons   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
                  D. Morris and   
            G. D. Detlefsen and   
                G. R. Frank and   
                  T. J. Sweeney   The structure of the MU5 operating
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--116
                P. A. Samet and   
                    D. W. Honey   Calculation of a Double-Length Square
                                  Root from Double-Length Number using
                                  Single Precision Techniques  . . . . . . 116--116
                 J. E. Stoy and   
                    C. Strachey   OS6 --- an experimental operating system
                                  for a small computer. Part 1: general
                                  principles and structure . . . . . . . . 117--124
                        G. Moon   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--124
                    G. Moon and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: On editorial policy  . . 124--124
               E. W. Elcock and   
             J. J. McGregor and   
                   A. M. Murray   Data Directed Control and Operating
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--129
              J. Meredith Smith   Proof and Validation of Program
                                  Correctness  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--131
             P. B. Fellgett and   
                 M. R. Williams   Correspondence: The wonderland of
                                  operating systems  . . . . . . . . . . . 131--131
             M. R. Williams and   
                     B. Randell   Correspondence: On ``Ludgate's
                                  analytical machine of 1909'  . . . . . . 131--131
                   S. H. Storey   Optimal fixed batch sizes for real-time
                                  inquiry systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--133
                   M. H. Beilby   Road Traffic Simulation on a Small
                                  Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--137
                    B. A. Lewis   Correspondence: On ``Improved numerical
                                  methods for Volterra integral equations
                                  of the first kind''  . . . . . . . . . . 137--137
                    B. A. Lewis   Improved Numerical Methods for Volterra
                                  Integral Equations of the First Kind . . 137--137
             M. P. Atkinson and   
                     S. R. Lang   A comparison of some inverse Laplace
                                  transform techniques for use in circuit
                                  design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--139
                      J. Hyslop   A Note on the Accuracy of Optimisation
                                  Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--140
                      J. Oliver   A doubly-adaptive Clenshaw--Curtis
                                  quadrature method  . . . . . . . . . . . 141--147
       E. G. Schlechtendahi and   
                    U. Schumann   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--147
       E. G. Schlechtendahl and   
                    U. Schumann   Correspondence: Remarks on ``Faults in
                                  functions, in ALGOL and FORTRAN''  . . . 147--147
               D. R. Powell and   
                J. R. Macdonald   A rapidly convergent iterative method
                                  for the solution of the generalised
                                  nonlinear least squares problem  . . . . 148--155
                     J. M. Watt   Numerical Initial Value Problems in
                                  Ordinary Differential Equations  . . . . 155--155
                   H. E. Salzer   Lagrangian interpolation at the
                                  Chebyshev points $x_{n,\nu} \equiv
                                  \cos(\nu\pi/n), \nu = 0(1)n$; some
                                  unnoted advantages . . . . . . . . . . . 156--159
                 R. P. Saunders   A Description and Analysis of Character
                                  Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160--169
                   D. C. Cooper   Artificial Intelligence and Heuristic
                                  Programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
                  M. H. J. Webb   Computer procurement policies for
                                  universities and similar users . . . . . 170--175
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175a-175
                   C. A. Rogers   Computers in Number Theory . . . . . . . 175--175
                  C. H. Lindsey   Algol 68 with Fewer Tears  . . . . . . . 176--188

The Computer Journal
Volume 15, Number 3, August, 1972

                   M. V. Wilkes   On Preserving the Integrity of Data
                                  Bases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--194
                    J. R. Eaton   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194--194
                 J. E. Stoy and   
                    C. Strachey   OS6 --- an experimental operating system
                                  for a small computer. Part 2:
                                  input/output and filing system . . . . . 195--203
                    B. Wegbreit   A Generalised Compactifying Garbage
                                  Collector  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--208
     Kathrine M. Cunningham and   
                  J. C. Ogilvie   Evaluation of hierarchical grouping
                                  techniques; a preliminary study  . . . . 209--213
              D. M. Jackson and   
                    L. J. White   Stability problems in non-statistical
                                  classification theory  . . . . . . . . . 214--221
                L. W. Smith and   
                      S. S. Yau   Generation of regular expressions for
                                  automata by the integral of regular
                                  expressions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--228
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228--228
                 Z. J. Ghandour   Formal systems and analysis of context
                                  sensitive languages  . . . . . . . . . . 229--237
                 R. G. Bennetts   A realistic approach to detection test
                                  set generation for combinational logic
                                  circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238--246
                      W. Cooper   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246--246
                      W. Cooper   Correspondence: On ``A quasi-intrinsic
                                  scheme for passing a smooth curve
                                  through a discrete set of points'' . . . 246--246
                  C. R. Edwards   The Logic of Boolean Matrices  . . . . . 247--253
             Z. G. Vranesic and   
                 V. C. Hamacher   Ternary Logic in Parallel Multipliers    254--258
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--258
                   H. W. Bradly   Correspondence: On high level languages  258--258
              R. E. Scraton and   
               H. W. Bradly and   
                   David Silber   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--258
                  R. E. Scraton   Correspondence: The generalised Euler
                                  transformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--258
                   David Silber   Correspondence: On ``Dynamic debugging
                                  in BASIC'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--258
                   S. J. Waters   Erratum: ``File design fallacies'' . . . 258--258
                A. C. Clare and   
          Elizabeth M. Cook and   
                    M. F. Lynch   The identification of variable-length,
                                  equifrequent character strings in a
                                  natural language data base . . . . . . . 259--262
              W. R. Willcox and   
                   S. P. Lapage   Automatic Construction of Diagnostic
                                  Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263--267
                     B. L. Meek   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--267
                     B. L. Meek   Correspondence: On ``Suggested
                                  Extensions to FORTRAN IV'' . . . . . . . 267--267
                    J. Grad and   
                   E. Zakrajsek   $LR$ Algorithm with Laguerre Shift for
                                  Symmetric Tridiagonal Matrices . . . . . 268--270
                      Anonymous   Eric Mutch Memorial  . . . . . . . . . . 270--270
                   H. F. Kaiser   The JK method: a procedure for finding
                                  the eigenvectors and eigenvalues of a
                                  real symmetric matrix  . . . . . . . . . 271--273
                     D. T. Hall   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273--273
                     D. T. Hall   Correspondence: On FORTRAN complainants  273--273
                      G. Loizou   On the Quadratic Convergence of the
                                  Jacobi Method for Normal Matrices  . . . 274--276
                       P. Bares   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276--276
                     P. Bare\vs   Correspondence: On ``The formal
                                  definition of the BASIC language'' . . . 276--276
                 R. P. Tewarson   On Minimax Solutions of Linear Equations 277--279
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement: Previously
                                  published algorithms . . . . . . . . . . 280--281
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 280--285
                 H. S. P. Jones   Algorithm 72: Multiple integer
                                  arithmetic procedures in ALGOL . . . . . 281--282
              W. D. Hoskins and   
                     P. R. King   Algorithm 73: Periodic cubic spline
                                  interpolation using parametric splines   282--283
              W. D. Hoskins and   
                 P. R. King and   
                   T. H. Andres   Algorithm 74: Interpolation using
                                  periodic splines of odd order with
                                  equi-distant knots . . . . . . . . . . . 283--285
                 J. K. S. Dewar   Note on Algorithm 71: Procedures for
                                  interval arithmetic  . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
              D. J. McConalogue   Note on Algorithm 66: An automatic
                                  French-curve procedure for use with an
                                  incremental plotter  . . . . . . . . . . 285--285

The Computer Journal
Volume 15, Number 4, November, 1972

                C. O. M. Stross   Operation of a Disc Data Base  . . . . . 290--297
                      Anonymous   IFIP WG 2.1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--297
                       M. Shain   Acceptance Trials for a Real Time System 298--301
                  C. J. Burgess   Compile-Time Error Diagnostics in
                                  Syntax-Directed Compilers  . . . . . . . 302--307
                   D. R. Gayler   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--307
               D. R. Gayler and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: On editorial policy  . . 307--307
                       M. Wells   File Compression Using Variable Length
                                  Encodings  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308--313
           F. R. A. Hopgood and   
                   J. Davenport   The Quadratic Hash Method When the Table
                                  Size is a Power of $2$ . . . . . . . . . 314--315
            Marya Goldman Repko   Animated Cartoon Design with a CRT . . . 316--320
                 C. A. R. Hoare   Proof of a structured program: The sieve
                                  of Eratosthenes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--325
                     R. F. Ling   On the theory and construction of
                                  $k$-clusters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--332
                   J. R. Ehrman   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--332
                   J. R. Ehrman   Correspondence: On ``Suggested
                                  Extensions to FORTRAN IV'' . . . . . . . 332--332
                       M. Ahmad   Iterative schemes for high speed
                                  division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--336
                     P. A. Lynn   Recursive Digital Filters with
                                  Linear-Phase Characteristics . . . . . . 337--342
               P. A. Beaven and   
                    D. W. Lewin   An associative parallel processing
                                  system for non-numerical computation . . 343--349
                      Anonymous   Notes for intending authors  . . . . . . 349--349
                I. R. Smith and   
                   L. A. Snider   Numerical Solution of the Differential
                                  Equations of a Synchronous Generator . . 350--355
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355--355
                      Anonymous   Eric Mutch Memorial  . . . . . . . . . . 355--355
                    D. J. Evans   An algorithm for the solution of certain
                                  tridiagonal systems of linear equations  356--359
                J. A. Templeman   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
                J. A. Templeman   Correspondence: On ``A data collection
                                  and display system for a large-scale
                                  simulation'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
                   J. A. Shanks   Romberg tables for singular integrands   360--361
                     D. B. Cook   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--361
                     D. B. Cook   Correspondence: `Packing' in FORTRAN . . 361--361
                   J. L. Seldon   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--361
                   J. L. Seldon   Correspondence: The postage stamp
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--361
                  D. Barton and   
                    J. P. Fitch   A review of algebraic manipulative
                                  programs and their application . . . . . 362--381
                 J. M. Chambers   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                 J. M. Chambers   Correspondence: On ``Another round of
                                  FORTRAN''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 382--384
                    C. M. Crane   Algorithm 75: Contour Plotting for
                                  Functions specified at Nodal Points of
                                  an Irregular Mesh based on an Arbitrary
                                  Two-Parameter Coordinate System  . . . . 382--384
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement: Statement of
                                  policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384--384


The Computer Journal
Volume 5, Number 1, 1973

              A. W. Goldsworthy   Computers and Privacy --- A Review of
                                  the Younger Comm. Report . . . . . . . . ??


The Computer Journal
Volume 7, Number 1, 1973

         John B. Farmakides and   
                         others   Legal Aspects of Computerized
                                  Information Systems  . . . . . . . . . . ??


The Computer Journal
Volume 16, Number 1, February, 1973

                  P. Hammersley   Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--3
                   M. V. Wilkes   The dynamics of paging . . . . . . . . . 4--9
                    P. J. Brown   UNRAVEL --- a programming language to
                                  put intelligence into dumps  . . . . . . 10--12
              V. G. Coulson and   
                 I. D. Hill and   
                  V. F. Hillier   Algol survey program . . . . . . . . . . 13--15
                I. R. MacCallum   A simple analysis of the $n^{\rm th}$
                                  order polyphase sort . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
                    R. J. Dakin   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                    R. J. Dakin   Correspondence: Impressions following
                                  the BCS Conference on Computer
                                  Performance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                 D. Wheeler and   
                     R. Needham   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                 D. Wheeler and   
                 R. Needham and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: On word use  . . . . . . 18--18
            P. L. Higginson and   
                 P. T. Kirstein   On the computation of cyclic redundancy
                                  checks by program  . . . . . . . . . . . 19--22
                    J. P. Fitch   On algebraic simplification  . . . . . . 23--27
              R. I. Chaplin and   
              R. E. Crosbie and   
                      J. L. Hay   A graphical representation of the
                                  Backus-Naur form . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                      R. Sibson   SLINK: an optimally efficient algorithm
                                  for the single-link cluster method . . . 30--34
                     I. D. Hill   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                J. G. Griffiths   Drawing opaque solids using an
                                  incremental plotter  . . . . . . . . . . 35--38
                    J. G. Laski   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--38
                   D. J. Grover   Message orientated interactive graphics  39--45
                M. J. D. Powell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--45
                M. F. Lynch and   
                   J. H. Petrie   A program suite for the production of
                                  articulated subject indexes  . . . . . . 46--51
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--51
                  D. M. Jackson   Closed form approximations for random
                                  errors in distance functions . . . . . . 52--56
              D. M. Boulton and   
                  C. S. Wallace   Occupancy of a rectangular array . . . . 57--63
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--63
                    A. D. Maude   Interpolation --- Mainly for Graph
                                  Plotters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--65
                  V. Zakian and   
               R. K. Littlewood   Numerical inversion of Laplace
                                  transforms by weighted least-squares
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--68
                      A. C. Day   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--68
                J. A. Grant and   
                 G. D. Hitchins   The Solution of Polynomial Equations in
                                  Interval Arithmetic  . . . . . . . . . . 69--72
              F. Oliveira-Pinto   Simultaneous trigonometric approximation
                                  of the function and its first derivative 73--76
                   G. A. Watson   On estimating best approximations of
                                  functions defined by integral equations  77--80
                      Anonymous   COBOL Information Bulletin Number 16 . . 81--92
                 F. James Rohlf   Algorithm 76: Hierarchical clustering
                                  using the minimum spanning tree  . . . . 93--95
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement --- Statement of
                                  Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95

The Computer Journal
Volume 16, Number 2, May, 1973

              P. M. Stocker and   
                 P. A. Dearnley   Self-organising data management systems  100--105
                    J. N. Barry   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--105
                    J. L. Berry   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--105
                 R. M. Burstall   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--105
                   M. M. Lehman   Computer usage control . . . . . . . . . 106--110
               D. W. Lozier and   
              L. C. Maximon and   
                 W. L. Sadowski   A bit comparison program for algorithm
                                  testing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--117
                  E. A. Edmonds   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--117
                     B. Gay and   
                    S. G. Payne   Interactive digital simulation on a
                                  small computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--121
                    P. J. Brown   A practical usage of outer and inner
                                  syntax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--123
                  M. J. Garside   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                       W. Paker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                   C. R. Jordan   A note on LISP universal $S$-functions   124--125
                   B. S. Walker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--125
                        C. Bays   Some Techniques for Structuring Chained
                                  Hash Tables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126--131
                  R. C. Welland   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--131
                  A. J. Szanser   Bracketing technique in elastic matching 132--134
                 P. T. Kirstein   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--134
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--134
                    P. A. Samet   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--134
                    F. P. Wyman   Binary programming: a decision rule for
                                  selecting optimal vs heuristic
                                  techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--140
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--140
                      Anonymous   Eric Mutch Memorial Prize  . . . . . . . 140--140
                  Z. Kohavi and   
             J. A. Rivierre and   
                      I. Kohavi   Machine distinguishing experiments . . . 141--147
        F. W. M. Stentiford and   
                    D. W. Lewin   An evolutionary approach to the concept
                                  of randomness  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148--151
                      Anonymous   Acm George E. Forsythe student paper
                                  competition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--151
                     N. Marovac   A single data-display structure: a new
                                  view on interactive computer graphics in
                                  CAD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--156
                       A. Ricci   A constructive geometry for computer
                                  graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157--160
                       M. Ahmad   The computing speed of a new machine . . 161--164
                    S. L. Hurst   The application of Chow parameters and
                                  Rademacher-Walsh matrices in the
                                  synthesis of binary functions  . . . . . 165--173
                  D. Zissos and   
                   F. G. Duncan   Boolean minimisation . . . . . . . . . . 174--179
             K. Spyropoulos and   
             E. Kiountouzis and   
                       A. Young   Discrete approximation in the $L_1$ norm 180--186
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 187--188
               Jan Christiansen   Algorithm 77: Solving a system of
                                  simultaneous ordinary differential
                                  equations of the first order using a
                                  method for automatic step change . . . . 187--188
                       J. Palme   Correspondence: SIMPL/I --- a new
                                  simulation language from IBM . . . . . . 189--189
                G. H. Kirby and   
                 The Editor and   
                    R. Wane and   
                 I. D. Hill and   
                     Brian Meek   Correspondence: Letters to \booktitleThe
                                  Computer Journal . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--190
                     I. D. Hill   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   H. E. Salzer   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   H. E. Salzer   Correspondence: On ``Lagrangian
                                  interpolation at the Chebyshev points
                                  $x_{n,\nu} \equiv \cos(\nu\pi/n), \nu =
                                  0(1)n$'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                        R. Wane   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190

The Computer Journal
Volume 16, Number 3, August, 1973

               H. W. G. Gearing   Editorial: the silent business user  . . 194--195
            R. Jorré and   
                G. Boyfield and   
                      J. Darkin   Data communication user research in the
                                  Post Office: Part 1  . . . . . . . . . . 196--204
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                F. G. Heath and   
                   C. M. Reeves   Book reviews: \booktitleComputer Logic
                                  Design, by M. Morris Mano, 1972;
                                  \booktitleLogic and Logic Design, by B.
                                  Girling and H. G. Moring; \booktitleAn
                                  Introduction to Job Control Language, by
                                  Ronald J. DeMasi and Francis J. Longo,
                                  1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                    F. G. Heath   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                   C. M. Reeves   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
            J. K. Broadbent and   
                G. F. Coulouris   MEMBERS --- a Microprogrammed
                                  Experimental Machine with a Basic
                                  Executive for Real-time Systems  . . . . 205--208
                 C. A. R. Hoare   A structured paging system . . . . . . . 209--215
                 B. Girling and   
                    D. A. Sturt   Book reviews: \booktitleComputer
                                  Simulation of Dynamic Systems, by R. J.
                                  Kochenburger, 1972; \booktitle
                                  Electronic Data Processing and Computers
                                  for Commercial Students, by E. A. Bird,
                                  1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215--215
                     B. Girling   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215--215
                    D. A. Sturt   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215--215
                   J. L. Dawson   Combining interpretive code with machine
                                  code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216--219
                R. J. Dakin and   
                    P. C. Poole   A mixed code approach  . . . . . . . . . 219--222
                    D. W. Lewin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                 J. K. Reid and   
                    D. W. Lewin   Book reviews: \booktitleSparse Matrices
                                  and their Applications, edited by D. L.
                                  Rose and R. A. Willoughby, 1972;
                                  \booktitleIntroduction to Digital
                                  Computer Technology, by Louis Nashelsky,
                                  1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                     J. K. Reid   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                J. A. Llewellyn   The deadly embrace --- a finite state
                                  model approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--225
                  J. R. Ullmann   Book review: \booktitleIntroduction to
                                  Mathematical Techniques in Pattern
                                  Recognition, by Harry C. Andrews, 1972   225--225
                  J. R. Ullmann   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--225
           H. C. Lucas, Jr. and   
                     L. Presser   A method of software evaluation: the
                                  case of programming language translators 226--231
                     G. Terrine   Coordinate grammars and parsers  . . . . 232--244
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244--244
                      Anonymous   Eric Mutch Memorial Prize  . . . . . . . 244--244
              D. V. A. Campbell   Errata: ``A simple analysis of the
                                  $n^{\rm th}$ order polyphase sort''  . . 244--244
                S. G. Tzafestas   State estimation algorithms for
                                  non-linear stochastic sequential
                                  machines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--253
             R. M. Burstall and   
                    P. A. Samet   Book reviews: \booktitleRepresentation
                                  and Meaning, by Herbert A. Simon and
                                  Laurent Siklossy, 1972; \booktitleA
                                  Collection of Programming Problems and
                                  Techniques, by H. A. Maurer and M. R.
                                  Williams, 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--253
                 R. M. Burstall   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--253
                    P. A. Samet   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--253
              D. M. Boulton and   
                  C. S. Wallace   An Information Measure for Hierarchic
                                  Classification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254--261
                    P. A. Samet   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--261
                 Joan Walsh and   
                    P. A. Samet   Book reviews: \booktitleComputer
                                  Applications of Numerical Methods, by
                                  Shan S. Kuo, 1972;
                                  \booktitleIntroduction to Computational
                                  Methods for Students of Calculus, by S.
                                  S. McNeary, 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--261
                       J. Walsh   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--261
                N. Christofides   Large scheduling problems with bivalent
                                  costs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262--264
                   E. M. Chance   Book review: \booktitleFORTRAN
                                  Techniques, by A. Colin Day, 1972  . . . 265--265
                   E. M. Chance   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265--265
                   C. B. Dunham   When absolute approximations are optimal
                                  in function subroutines  . . . . . . . . 265--265
                  N. G. Meadows   Automatic frequency and Mikhailov locus
                                  plotting for systems with distributed
                                  lags: a new analogue computer technique  266--268
                     A. G. Bell   Himmelbett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--272
                   Tran Van Hoa   Algorithm 78: Counting preferential
                                  votes in multi-member constituencies
                                  using absolute majority criteria . . . . 273--276
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 273--280
                     D. Liggins   Algorithm 79: an algorithm for the
                                  capacitated transportation problem . . . 276--278
                  A. Benson and   
                    D. J. Evans   Algorithm 80: an algorithm for the
                                  solution of periodic quindiagonal
                                  systems of linear equations  . . . . . . 278--279
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement --- Statement of
                                  Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--280
                      Anonymous   Operational Research Society annual
                                  conference: Torquay November 13--16 1973
                                  --- Changes resulting from developments
                                  in telecommunications  . . . . . . . . . 280--280
                  C. A. Bowring   Discussion and correspondence: using
                                  macros to aid assembly-language teaching 281--283
                       P. Giles   Implementation problems --- why are they
                                  seldom aired in the Journal? . . . . . . 283--283
                   D. W. Barron   Correspondence: On editorial policy  . . 284--284
               C. B. Dunham and   
                   G. A. Watson   Correspondence: Degeneracy in the matrix
                                  of partial derivatives . . . . . . . . . 284--284
                 L. J. Gallaher   Correspondence: On Dijkstra and the GOTO
                                  statement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284--285
                D. T. Muxworthy   Correspondence: On ``Compile-Time Error
                                  Diagnostics in Syntax-Directed
                                  Compilers''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
            A. J. D. Pawson and   
               F. R. A. Hopgood   Correspondence: Hashing techniques for
                                  table searching  . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
       Robert A. Fairthorne and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: On word use  . . . . . . 286--286
                C. R. Tyler and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: Editorial  . . . . . . . 286--287
         Charles J. Gibbons and   
                       M. Wells   Correspondence: On ``File Compression
                                  Using Variable Length Encodings''  . . . 287--287
                  D. G. Glading   Correspondence: On Dakin's letter  . . . 287--287
               R. N. Ibbett and   
            E. T. Warburton and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: The computing speed of a
                                  new machine  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--287

The Computer Journal
Volume 16, Number 4, November, 1973

                     E. S. Page   Editorial: the journal --- why and what
                                  for  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290--290
            R. Jorré and   
                G. Boyfield and   
                      J. Darkin   Data communication user research in the
                                  Post Office: Part 2  . . . . . . . . . . 292--302
                  J. Inglis and   
                      E. G. Dee   Flexibility of Block-length for Magnetic
                                  Files  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303--307
                  M. J. B. Duff   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--307
                  D. V. Lindley   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--307
               R. J. Leaman and   
                M. H. Lloyd and   
                   C. S. Repton   The development and testing of a
                                  processor self-test program  . . . . . . 308--314
                    R. Fletcher   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                    R. Fletcher   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                 C. A. B. Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                  M. I. Padgett   Tree Driven Data Input and its
                                  Validation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--321
                   F. E. Taylor   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--321
                      M. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--321
              P. B. Schneck and   
                  Ellinor Angel   A Fortran to Fortran optimising compiler 322--330
                      A. C. Day   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330--330
               H. Whitfield and   
                    A. S. Wight   EMAS --- the Edinburgh Multi-Access
                                  System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331--346
                   F. E. Taylor   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 346--346
                E. A. Akkoyunlu   A linear algorithm for computing the
                                  optimum university timetable . . . . . . 347--350
                 J. Bordier and   
                        H. Saya   A necessary and sufficient condition for
                                  a power language to be LL(k) . . . . . . 351--356
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 356--356
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 356--356
                    R. J. Hynds   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356--356
               R. C. Varney and   
                 M. H. Gotterer   The structural foundation for an
                                  operating system . . . . . . . . . . . . 357--359
                D. H. Green and   
                   R. G. Kelsch   Nonlinear Ternary Feedback Shift
                                  Registers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360--367
                   P. F. Stojak   Hybrid and Digital Computation Results
                                  in Multicomponent Distillation
                                  Simulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368--374
                     G. M. Bull   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--374
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--374
              F. Oliveira-Pinto   Generalised Chebyshev Polynomials and
                                  Their Use in Numerical Approximation . . 375--379
                     B. L. Meek   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--379
                   B. S. Walker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--379
                    D. C. Brown   Discussion and correspondence: the
                                  project, and the future of Computing
                                  Science courses  . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--382
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--382


The Computer Journal
Volume 8, Number 1, 1974

                   Sven Eriksen   The Data Base Concept  . . . . . . . . . ??


The Computer Journal
Volume 17, Number 1, 1974

                      Anonymous   Eric Mutch Memorial  . . . . . . . . . . 2--2
                J. K. Broadbent   Microprogramming and System Architecture 2--8
                    D. F. Dives   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                    L. G. Proll   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                 D. A. H. Brown   Some Error Correcting Codes for Certain
                                  Transposition and Transcription Errors
                                  in Decimal Integers  . . . . . . . . . . 9--12
                         J. Eve   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                 P. A. Dearnley   A model of a self-organising data
                                  management system  . . . . . . . . . . . 13--16
                   S. J. Waters   Methodology of Computer Systems Design   17--24
                 P. Burnett and   
                 P. A. Kidd and   
                   A. M. Lister   Simulation of Real-Time Program Faults   25--27
                  H. M. Liddell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--27
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--27
              J. H. Kardasz and   
                      G. Molnar   A Simula-based structure oriented
                                  language for the dynamic simulation of
                                  chemical plants  . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--37
                   I. M. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--37
                   Ben Wegbreit   Procedure Closure in EL1 . . . . . . . . 38--43
                   J. Cohen and   
                  Eileen Carton   Non-Deterministic Fortran  . . . . . . . 44--51
                J. J. Florentin   Consistency Auditing of Databases  . . . 52--58
                  M. J. B. Duff   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--58
                      J. Inglis   Inverted Indexes and Multi-List
                                  Structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59--63
                  D. H. Ferriss   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--63
                     C. A. Lang   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--63
                   A. J. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--63
                     D. Pai and   
                       D. Lewin   Analysis of Sequential Logic Circuits    64--68
                 E. S. Page and   
                      L. Waller   An interactive approach for the solution
                                  of a class of discrete optimisation
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--74
                   M. C. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--74
                     P. A. Wood   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--74
                 D. A. Phillips   A preliminary investigation of function
                                  optimisation by a combination of methods 75--79
                     I. D. Hill   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--79
                W. Proskurowski   Ordering Method to Accelerate the
                                  Solution of Mate-In-Two Chess Problems
                                  by Computer  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--81
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--81
                      Anonymous   \booktitleJournal of the Computer
                                  Society of India . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--81
              Dana L. Ulery and   
                   H. M. Khalil   A survey of language-oriented systems
                                  for numerical linear algebra . . . . . . 82--88
                W. R. Broderick   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--88
                 J. H. Westcott   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--88
                 R. James Rohlf   Algorithm 81: Dendrogram plot  . . . . . 89--91
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 89--92
                  W. D. Hoskins   Note on Algorithm 74: Interpolation
                                  using periodic splines of odd order with
                                  equi-distant knots . . . . . . . . . . . 91--91
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement: Statement of
                                  policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--92
                W. R. Broderick   Book reviews: \booktitleSpline Analysis,
                                  by Martin H. Schultz, 1972;
                                  \booktitleIntroduction to Programming,
                                  by A. Sharp; \booktitleAlgol
                                  Programming, by R. W. Sharp  . . . . . . 92--92
                W. R. Broderick   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
                M. J. D. Powell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
                  J. M. Triance   Discussion and Correspondence: Handling
                                  records with a variable structure in
                                  COBOL  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--94
                 D. A. H. Brown   Correspondence: Cyclic redundancy
                                  checking by program  . . . . . . . . . . 94--95
                   J. Boothroyd   Correspondence: On a radix conversion
                                  process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95
                   F. Poole and   
                  P. M. Stocker   Correspondence: On ``Self-organising
                                  data management systems''  . . . . . . . 95--95
                   G. A. Fisher   Correspondence: On ``Editorial: the
                                  silent business user'' . . . . . . . . . 95--96
               H. N. Coates and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: The silent business user 96--96

The Computer Journal
Volume 17, Number 2, May, 1974

              R. G. Parsons and   
                 A. G. Dale and   
                 C. V. Yurkanan   Data Manipulation Language Requirements
                                  for Data Base Management Systems . . . . 99--103
              A. Y. C. Chau and   
               B. W. Davies and   
                    B. Zacharov   Island --- an Interactive Graphics
                                  System for Mathematical Analysis . . . . 104--112
                    P. A. Samet   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
                      M. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
              L. E. Heindel and   
                  J. T. Roberto   ARPL --- A Retrieval Process Language    113--116
              R. M. Needham and   
                   M. V. Wilkes   Domains of Protection and the Management
                                  of Processes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--120
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                 P. T. Kirstein   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                 L. Presser and   
                      J. Benson   Evaluation of Compiler Diagnostics . . . 121--123
                D. T. Muxworthy   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                   B. S. Walker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                   G. M. Stacey   A Fortran Interface to the CODASYL
                                  Database Task Group Specifications . . . 124--129
                   M. Wells and   
                      A. Denson   Direct Execution of Programming
                                  Languages  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--134
                   O. Amble and   
                    D. E. Knuth   Ordered Hash Tables  . . . . . . . . . . 135--142
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 142--142
                 F. J. M. Laver   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142--142
                       J. Woods   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142--142
                   J. S. Fenton   Memoryless Subsystems  . . . . . . . . . 143--147
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 147--147
                  G. C. Goodwin   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--147
                   A. M. Lister   Validation of Systems of Parallel
                                  Processes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148--151
                W. F. Smyth and   
                   E. Radaceanu   A storage scheme for hierarchic
                                  structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--156
                     R. G. Ward   A variable delay method for improving
                                  recognition of parallel processable code
                                  in computer programs . . . . . . . . . . 157--164
                   D. F. Mayers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164--164
                   C. M. Reeves   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164--164
             D. M. Brandon, Jr.   The implementation and use of sparse
                                  matrix techniques in general simulation
                                  programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--171
                   N. M. Brooke   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171--171
                    M. J. Cross   Nimbus 4 SCR Data Handling . . . . . . . 172--180
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180--180
                  J. R. Manning   Continuity Conditions for Spline Curves  181--186
                    Cliff Lloyd   Book Review: \booktitleStructured
                                  programming, by O.-J. Dahl, E. W.
                                  Dijkstra and C. A. R. Hoare  . . . . . . 186--186
                       C. Lloyd   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186--186
                 H. A. Marriott   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--187
                 H. A. Marriott   Correspondence: On the spelling of
                                  ALGORITHM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--187
                L. G. Proll and   
                    F. P. Wyman   Correspondence: Observations on a
                                  decision rule for binary programming . . 187--188
                K. J. MacCallum   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--188
                K. J. MacCallum   Correspondence: On mixing interpretive
                                  and machine code . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--188
                    R. W. Bemer   Correspondence: On mixing interpretive
                                  and machine code . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--189
                     K. Freeman   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--189
                     K. Freeman   Correspondence: On ``Himmelbett''  . . . 189--189
              A. G. Bromley and   
             Z. G. Vranesic and   
                 V. C. Hamacher   Correspondence: Ternary logic in
                                  parallel multipliers . . . . . . . . . . 189--190
                  B. W. Dawkins   Correspondence: \booktitleThe Computer
                                  Journal  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   D. L. Fisher   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   D. L. Fisher   Correspondence: On ``The project, and
                                  the future of Computing Science
                                  courses''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                    J. Strawson   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   Joy Strawson   Correspondence: On ``Himmelbett''  . . . 190--190
             P. J. Hathaway and   
                   D. Van Vliet   Correspondence: An efficient method for
                                  reading and writing subscripted arrays
                                  using FORTRAN IV . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--191
                     F. F. Land   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191
                 R. Needham and   
                 F. F. Land and   
                       M. Wells   Book reviews: \booktitleComputer Data
                                  Security, by H. Katzan, Jr., 1974;
                                  \booktitleInformation Systems in
                                  Management, by R. J. Radford, 1973;
                                  \booktitleData Transmission, by M. D.
                                  Bacon and G. M. Bull, 1973 . . . . . . . 191--191
                     R. Needham   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191
                       M. Wells   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191
                      Anonymous   Special summer programme at
                                  Massachusetts Institute of Technology    192--192
                  J. Inglis and   
                S. H. Lavington   Book reviews: \booktitleThe Analysis of
                                  Information Systems, by C. T. Meadow,
                                  1973; \booktitleIntroduction to Digital
                                  Computer Design, by D. J. Wooloms, 1973  192--192

The Computer Journal
Volume 17, Number 3, August, 1974

                   B. Wagle and   
                  P. M. Jenkins   Corporate Planning, Models and Computer
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194--200
                         L. Fox   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200--200
                 D. A. H. Brown   Biquinary Decimal Error Detection Codes
                                  with One, Two and Three Check Digits . . 201--204
                M. J. M. Bernal   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                  H. M. Liddell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                 P. A. Dearnley   The Operation of a Model Self Organising
                                  Data Management System . . . . . . . . . 205--210
                 D. A. H. Brown   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210--210
                   S. J. Waters   Computer-Aided Methodology of Computer
                                  Systems Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--215
                 P. D. Stephens   The IMP language and compiler  . . . . . 216--223
               J. K. Mullin and   
                   G. F. Stuart   Optimum Blocking Factors for a Mix of
                                  Sequentially Processed Jobs  . . . . . . 224--228
                 P. T. Kirstein   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228--228
                    P. A. Samet   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228--228
            R. A. d'Inverno and   
            R. A. Russell-Clark   CLAM --- its Function, Structure and
                                  Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--233
                     R. Haskell   Symmetrical Precedence Relations on
                                  General Phrase Structure Grammars  . . . 234--241
                       T. Komor   A note on left factored languages  . . . 242--244
                     N. Marovac   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244--244
                     A. H. Wise   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244--244
           S. Dvorák and   
               B. Kropác   Decomposition of the Gozinto's Graph
                                  with the Use of a Nesting Store  . . . . 245--248
                  M. I. Jackson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248--248
              D. M. Jackson and   
                    W. W. Wadge   Normal Form Reduction of Probabilistic
                                  Computations in Non-Parametric
                                  Classification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--252
                D. H. Halfpenny   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252--252
                      S. Waters   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252--252
                  Jean V. Scott   Computer Design of Cascade Logic . . . . 253--260
              I. J. Fitzpatrick   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260--260
                   C. A. Rogers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260--260
            Dana H. Ballard and   
              C. O. Jelinek and   
                 R. Schinzinger   An algorithm for the solution of
                                  constrained generalised polynomial
                                  programming problems . . . . . . . . . . 261--266
               H. M. Khalil and   
                    D. L. Ulery   LINEAL: a system for numerical linear
                                  algebra  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--274
                  J. L. Hay and   
              R. E. Crosbie and   
                  R. I. Chaplin   Integration Routines for Systems with
                                  Discontinuities  . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--278
                   H. N. Coates   Discussion: Management in the Computer
                                  business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--282
                   D. W. Barron   Discussion: Job control languages and
                                  job control programs . . . . . . . . . . 282--286
                     A. J. Finn   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--287
                 M. J. R. Healy   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--287

The Computer Journal
Volume 17, Number 4, November, 1974

                    D. W. Honey   The `Queensway' Mersey tunnel entrance
                                  control project  . . . . . . . . . . . . 290--294
                B. E. Jones and   
                     M. A. Ould   The Patient Medical Record as a Database 295--301
                  F. E. Randall   Interrogating Date-Sensitive Files . . . 302--305
                    B. Richards   Computers in Medicine Series . . . . . . 305--305
              T. L. Shaftel and   
                     R. W. Zmud   Allocation of Computer Resources Through
                                  Flexible Pricing . . . . . . . . . . . . 306--312
                      A. L. Lim   A PL/I Approach to Programming Languages 312--312
                   R. H. Pierce   Source Language Debugging on a Small
                                  Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--317
                 E. L. Albasiny   Computational Methods for Matrix
                                  Eigenproblems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317--317
                   D. H. McLain   Drawing Contours from Arbitrary Data
                                  Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318--324
                   M. V. Wilkes   The Art of Computer Programming, Volume
                                  3, Sorting and Searching . . . . . . . . 324--324
                S. H. Valentine   Comparative Notes on Algol 68 and PL/I   325--331
                     N. Marovac   A method for defining general networks
                                  for CAD, using interactive computer
                                  graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--336
                   D. W. Barron   A Mathematical Theory of Global Program
                                  Optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336--336
                  E. A. Edmonds   Problems of Heuristics . . . . . . . . . 336a-336
                        R. Bird   Speeding up Programs . . . . . . . . . . 337--339
                       A. Ecker   The period of search for the quadratic
                                  and related hash methods . . . . . . . . 340--343
                     E. S. Page   Concepts and Methods in Discrete Event
                                  Digital Simulation . . . . . . . . . . . 343--343
               G. Rozenberg and   
                        D. Wood   Generative Models for Parallel Processes 344--348
                     D. Simpson   Documentation Manual . . . . . . . . . . 348--348
             Kenneth B. Salomon   An efficient algorithm which determines
                                  the output from a sequential machine for
                                  regular inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--354
                    J. R. Eaton   A Practical Approach to Computer
                                  Simulation in Business . . . . . . . . . 354--354
                   B. S. Walker   Integrated circuits in digital
                                  electronics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354a-354
                   W. E. Wright   An Axiomatic Specification of Euclidean
                                  Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355--364
               D. B. G. Edwards   Digital Systems: Hardware Organization
                                  and Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 364a-364
                  J. O. Jenkins   Modern Data Processing for Management: a
                                  basic systems approach . . . . . . . . . 364b-364
                   M. M. Lehman   Digital Computer Systems Principles  . . 364--364
                   M. Boari and   
             P. Pellizzardi and   
                       R. Rossi   Performance Evaluation of a Process
                                  Control System by Simulation Model . . . 365--370
                  P. Hammersley   The Skyline of Information Processing    370a-370
                 G. M. Phillips   Topics in Numerical Analysis . . . . . . 370--370
                      F. Durbin   Numerical Inversion of Laplace
                                  Transforms: an Efficient Improvement to
                                  Dubner and Abate's Method  . . . . . . . 371--376
                     F. F. Land   Functional Analysis of Information
                                  Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 376--376
               R. A. Zambardino   Algorithm 82: Solutions of systems of
                                  linear equations with partial pivoting
                                  and reduced storage requirements . . . . 377--378
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 377--380
                L. R. Piper and   
             I. R. Franklin and   
                 N. H. Westwood   Algorithm 83: a rejection procedure for
                                  sampling from the distribution of
                                  chi-squared ($\chi^2$) or the sampling
                                  variance ($s^2$) . . . . . . . . . . . . 378--378
                  T. Andres and   
              W. D. Hoskins and   
                 G. E. McMaster   Algorithm 84: a coupled algorithm for
                                  the solution of certain tridiagonal
                                  systems of linear equations  . . . . . . 378--379
                 J. K. S. Dewar   Note on Algorithm 71: Procedures for
                                  interval arithmetic  . . . . . . . . . . 379--380
                 I. D. Hill and   
            R. W. M. Wedderburn   Note on Algorithm 78: Counting
                                  preferential votes in multi-member
                                  constituencies using absolute majority
                                  criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--380
                   Frank Parker   Note on Algorithm 78: Counting
                                  preferential votes in multi-member
                                  constituencies using absolute majority
                                  criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--380
                  J. D. Beasley   Correspondence: System 4 random number   381--381
                   J. Boothroyd   Erratum: ``On a radix conversion
                                  process''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
               H. H. W. Pitcher   Correspondence: Definition of random . . 381--381
             C. Whitby-Strevens   Correspondence: Microprogramming and
                                  systems architecture . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                      Anonymous   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--383
              B. Hamilton Kelly   Correspondence: On radix conversion  . . 382--382
                   A. M. Andrew   Correspondence: Decimal number checking
                                  schemes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--383
                      Anonymous   Editorial Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . 383--383
                     D. A. Bell   Correspondence: Computing Science  . . . 383--383
                   R. I. Kitney   Book review: \booktitleComputing
                                  Principles and Techniques, by B. L.
                                  Vickery, 1979  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383
                       J. Leech   Correspondence: On the spelling of
                                  ALGORITHM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383


The Computer Journal
Volume 18, Number 1, February, 1975

                   J. E. Jarvis   The many faces of Multics  . . . . . . . 2--6
                 K. A. Robinson   Database --- the Ideas Behind the Ideas  7--11
                   S. J. Waters   Estimating Magnetic Disc Seeks . . . . . 12--17
                    C. E. Goble   A free-text retrieval system using hash
                                  codes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                I. D. C. Gurney   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                  R. C. Welland   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                     C. T. Fike   A permutation generation method  . . . . 21--22
                     R. Haskell   Efficient Implementation of a Class of
                                  Recursively Defined Functions  . . . . . 23--29
      A. F. Cárdenas and   
                   R. W. Seeley   A simple data structure for interactive
                                  graphic design/drafting  . . . . . . . . 30--33
                    J. W. Black   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                C. J. Dickinson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                      A. Parkin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                J. R. White and   
                     L. Presser   A structured language for translator
                                  construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--42
                  I. M. Khabaza   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
                      A. L. Lim   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
                   D. Partridge   A dynamic database which automatically
                                  removes unwanted generalisation for the
                                  efficient analysis of language features
                                  that exhibit a disparate frequency
                                  distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43--48
                      J. Inglis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--48
                 P. T. Kirstein   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--48
               J. R. Slagle and   
                   L. M. Norton   Automated Theorem-Proving for the
                                  Theories of Partial and Total Ordering   49--54
                   S. R. Wilbur   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--54
            G. A. Lanzarone and   
                     M. Ornaghi   Program Construction by Refinements
                                  Preserving Correctness . . . . . . . . . 55--62
               F. G. Duncan and   
                  D. Zissos and   
                  Maureen Walls   A postfix notation for logic circuits    63--69
                   E. W. Haddon   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--69
                    D. J. Evans   A recursive algorithm for determining
                                  the eigenvalues of a quindiagonal matrix 70--73
                     J. C. Nash   A One-sided Transformation Method for
                                  the Singular Value Decomposition and
                                  Algebraic Eigenproblem . . . . . . . . . 74--76
              F. Oliveira-Pinto   The use of derivatives in the
                                  optimisation of the truncation error of
                                  polynomial approximations  . . . . . . . 77--80
            R. Hughes Jones and   
        P. R. Graves-Morris and   
                 G. J. Makinson   Algorithm 85: Generation of Chisholm
                                  approximants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--83
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 81--92
                   J. Rokne and   
                   P. Lancaster   Algorithm 86: Complex Interval
                                  Arithmetic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83--85
                   R. Fleck and   
                      J. Bailey   Algorithm 87: Minimum of a non-linear
                                  function by the application of the
                                  geometric programming technique  . . . . 86--89
                     I. D. Hill   Algorithm 88: An electoral method  . . . 89--90
                     L. R. Neal   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--93
                  R. K. Stamper   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--93
                    G. Hill and   
              H. R. A. Townsend   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--94
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95

The Computer Journal
Volume 18, Number 2, May, 1975

                 A. D. Chambers   Audit Test Packs and Computer Audit
                                  Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--101
                      Anonymous   Dr S. Gill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--101
                   W. N. Holmes   Identification Number Design . . . . . . 102--107
                       G. Emery   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--107
                  J. Stephenson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--107
              K. W. Smillie and   
                 M. J. R. Shave   Converting Decision Tables to Computer
                                  Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--111
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--111
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--111
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--111
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--111
                     R. W. Zmud   Two Enhancements to a Flexible Pricing
                                  Control System for Allocating Computer
                                  Resources  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--114
           Robert A. Fleck, Jr.   Computer Efficiency and Linear
                                  Programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--116
                C. C. M. Parish   On the Application of Queueing Theory to
                                  Analysing On-Line Computing Systems  . . 117--121
                      Anonymous   New Journals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--121
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 121--121
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 121--121
                     D. J. Rees   The EMAS director  . . . . . . . . . . . 122--130
                      A. C. Day   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--130
                    I. G. Dewis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--130
                R. J. Ord-Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--130
                    A. S. Wight   The EMAS archiving program . . . . . . . 131--134
                   C. A. Mercer   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--134
            J. J. Florentin and   
                   A. J. Sammes   Systems with State Re-Set  . . . . . . . 135--139
                  P. J. H. King   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139--139
                  A. L. Lim and   
                    G. R. Lewis   Towards Structured Programs in APL . . . 140--143
                P. J. Comerford   Link systems for multi-computer control
                                  of a large process: Part 1 . . . . . . . 144--147
                   J. P. Cleave   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--147
                  N. Zvegintzov   Problems with Analytic Description of
                                  Text Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148--149
                  I. M. Khabaza   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149--149
               R. J. W. Housden   On String Concepts and Their
                                  Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--156
                      Anonymous   Books received . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156--156
                   A. Mayne and   
                    E. B. James   Information Compression by Factorising
                                  Common Strings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157--160
                 W. A. Burkhard   Full Table Quadratic Quotient Searching  161--163
                    F. J. Rohlf   A new approach to the computation of the
                                  Jardine-Sibson ${B_k}$ clusters  . . . . 164--168
                      B. Cooper   Time-Domain Matrix Evaluation of a
                                  Digital Servomechanism Using Semi-Hybrid
                                  Computational Techniques . . . . . . . . 169--172
            Ayse Alaylioglu and   
                G. A. Evans and   
                      J. Hyslop   Automatic Generation of Quadrature
                                  Formulae for Oscillatory Integrals . . . 173--176
            T. J. Buckholtz and   
                C. S. Wetherell   Algorithm 89: a program to referee
                                  Kriegspiel and chess . . . . . . . . . . 177--183
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 177--185
                     W. S. Ford   Algorithm 90: Periodic cubic spline
                                  interpolation with equidistant nodes . . 183--184
                      Anonymous   Algorithm supplement --- Statement of
                                  Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--185
               P. W. F. Coleman   Discussion: Integrated training for the
                                  blind programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . 186--187
                     A. Learner   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--188
                   S. E. Wallis   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--188
              C. A. Thrower and   
                 C. A. W. Wells   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--189
                J. A. Templeman   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--189
               J. C. Vorvoreanu   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--190
                  S. N. Baldota   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   J. Tomlinson   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                 J. L. Campbell   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--191
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191
                E. J. C. Fowell   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191

The Computer Journal
Volume 18, Number 3, August, 1975

                    K. J. Allen   Insuring Computers . . . . . . . . . . . 194--197
                 R. M. Burstall   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197--197
                      A. Parkin   Bringing Cost into File Design Decisions 198--199
                   S. J. Waters   Analysis of Self-Indexing, Disc Files    200--205
                  C. D. Easteal   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--205
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--205
               D. A. Hawley and   
              J. S. Knowles and   
                    E. E. Tozer   Database Consistency and the CODASYL
                                  DBTG Proposals . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--212
              G. E. Millard and   
                 D. J. Rees and   
                   H. Whitfield   The standard EMAS subsystem  . . . . . . 213--219
                P. J. Comerford   Link systems for multi-computer control
                                  of a large process: Part 2: Fault
                                  detection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220--222
                      Anonymous   Review: Short notice . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                  J. S. Knowles   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                   M. H. Rogers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--222
                  H. D. Baecker   Areas and Record-Classes . . . . . . . . 223--226
                   C. A. Mercer   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226--226
                 W. A. Burkhard   Nonrecursive Traversals of Trees . . . . 227--230
                 E. L. Albasiny   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230--230
                   C. A. Mercer   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230--230
                      G. Hunter   A quantitative measure of precision  . . 231--233
                   A. M. Andrew   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
           D. Ghoshdastidar and   
                      M. K. Roy   A study on the evaluation of Shell's
                                  sorting technique  . . . . . . . . . . . 234--235
              D. M. Boulton and   
                  C. S. Wallace   An Information Measure for Single Link
                                  Classification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236--238
                  G. C. E. Winn   A digital approach to the efficient
                                  synthesis of threshold gates . . . . . . 239--242
                   M. M. Lehman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--242
                   B. S. Walker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--242
                   L. F. Turner   The `on-ground' compression of satellite
                                  data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--247
               R. H. Bezdek and   
                    A. H. Sameh   A note on computational methods for
                                  input-output econometric models  . . . . 248--249
                 D. A. H. Brown   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--249
                  T. Tabata and   
                         R. Ito   Effective Treatment of the Interpolation
                                  Factor in Marquardt's Nonlinear
                                  Least-Squares Fit Algorithm  . . . . . . 250--251
                     T. W. Olle   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251--251
                  E. H. Twizell   The numerical solution of second order
                                  hyperbolic partial differential
                                  equations with unequally spaced initial
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252--257
                J. A. Grant and   
                 G. D. Hitchins   Two Algorithms for the Solution of
                                  Polynomial Equations to Limiting Machine
                                  Precision  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--264
                     R. H. Kemp   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264--264
                   K. W. Morton   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264--264
                  Gary D. Knott   Hashing Functions  . . . . . . . . . . . 265--278
                    H. C. Lauer   Discussion on Ph.D. thesis proposals in
                                  computing science  . . . . . . . . . . . 279--281
                   M. A. Sandys   Correspondence: On ``Continuity
                                  Conditions for Spline Curves'' . . . . . 282--283
                   D. F. Arthur   Correspondence: Reading variable length
                                  records using FORTRAN IV . . . . . . . . 283--283
                   K. M. Howell   Correspondence: Check digits and error
                                  correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283--284
               B. M. Ewen-Smith   Correspondence: Check digits and error
                                  correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284--284
                   A. M. Andrew   Correspondence: Decimal error-correction
                                  --- a solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284--285
                  D. B. Crombie   Correspondence: Comparison of hybrid and
                                  digital computation performances for
                                  distillation simulation  . . . . . . . . 285--285
           J. P. N. Edwards and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: Saving CPU time in
                                  Scientific computation . . . . . . . . . 285--285
                   John Bradley   Correspondence: On ``An algorithm for
                                  the solution of constrained generalised
                                  polynomial programming problems''  . . . 285--286
                  John V. Kline   Correspondence: On ETAOIN SHRDLU . . . . 286--286
                 Roy S. Mullins   Correspondence: On the origin of the
                                  word `algorithm' . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--286
                      Anonymous   Call for papers  . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--287
                      Anonymous   Call for papers: 3rd International
                                  Conference on Automata, Languages and
                                  Programming, Edinburgh University,
                                  Scotland, July 20--23, 1976  . . . . . . 287--287
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--287
                      Anonymous   Special notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--287
                     R. W. Zmud   Erratum: ``Two Enhancements to a
                                  Flexible Pricing Control System for
                                  Allocating Computer Resources''  . . . . 287--287

The Computer Journal
Volume 18, Number 4, November, 1975

               R. A. Osborn and   
                 W. P. Bain and   
                   T. Lloyd and   
                  P. H. Perring   SPG --- a Programming System for
                                  Commercial Transaction Processing  . . . 290--297
                   B. V. Howard   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--297
              P. J. H. King and   
                  R. G. Johnson   The conversion of decision tables to
                                  sequential testing procedures  . . . . . 298--306
                      A. Parkin   Programming Objectives: an Analysis  . . 307--311
                  Gill Ringland   Software Functional Variability  . . . . 312--317
                 R. A. Earnshaw   Is APL a Viable Programming Language?    318--323
                   M. J. Denham   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--323
                 S. J. Goldsack   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--323
                    R. J. Dakin   A general control language: language
                                  structure and translation  . . . . . . . 324--332
             M. H. Williams and   
                   H. L. Ossher   A computer model for instructional
                                  purposes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--341
                   M. J. Denham   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341--341
                    A. B. Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341--341
       Alice Chung-Phillips and   
                    R. W. Rosen   A note on dynamic data storage in
                                  Fortran IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 342--343
                 F. J. B. Goddu   The application of precedence operations
                                  to interactive Canadian income tax
                                  calculations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344--348
                  D. T. Goodwin   An algorithm for inverting certain
                                  translators of context-free languages    349--354
                    P. J. Brown   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354--354
                  R. B. Flavell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354--354
                   P. G. Barker   Syntactic definition and parsing of
                                  molecular formulae: Part 1. Initial
                                  syntax definition and parser
                                  implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355--359
                  N. E. Wiseman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
                K. Berkling and   
                       W. Kluge   Conceptual Design of a Hardwired Main
                                  Storage Management Unit  . . . . . . . . 360--365
                   I. M. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--365
                       J. Leech   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--365
                   W. F. Lunnon   Counting Multidimensional Polyominoes    366--367
                         K. Vit   Rational Interpolation and Extrapolation
                                  for SUMT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368--370
                     J. R. Cash   The numerical solution of linear stiff
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 371--372
           G. E. Trapp, Jr. and   
                      W. Squire   Solving Nonlinear Vandermonde Systems    373--374
              S. K. Shrivastava   A view of concurrent process
                                  synchronisation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--379
                   B. T. Denvir   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--380
                A. S. Sethi and   
           M. S. Krishnamoorthy   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--381
                D. T. Muxworthy   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                    K. J. Young   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                      Anonymous   Reports on degrees in data processing    382--398


The Computer Journal
Volume 19, Number 1, February, 1976

                      Anonymous   Editorial: a personal view of the
                                  `Beaumont' weekend . . . . . . . . . . . 2--2
                    K. D. Eason   Understanding the Naive Computer User    3--7
                      Anonymous   New Ans Fortran Standard . . . . . . . . 7--7
                 P. J. Pengilly   An approach to systems design  . . . . . 8--12
                J. J. Florentin   Data Base Representations of Application
                                  Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--16
                  G. Schlageter   The problem of lock by value in large
                                  data bases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
                   D. J. Cairns   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                   S. J. Waters   Hit Ratios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--24
                   D. C. Cooper   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                  D. J. Howarth   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
            R. B. E. Napper and   
                   R. N. Fisher   ALEC --- a User Extensible Scientific
                                  Programming Language . . . . . . . . . . 25--31
                 L. V. Atkinson   List Processing Language, SLPL --- an
                                  Informal Outline . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--39
                  I. M. Khabaza   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--39
               R. L. Hittos and   
                D. S. Henderson   Optimisation of Main Memory Size Versus
                                  Speed  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--42
                         L. Fox   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
               H. J. Curnow and   
                 B. A. Wichmann   A synthetic benchmark  . . . . . . . . . 43--49
                    F. G. Heath   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--49
                  R. E. Walters   Benchmark techniques: a constructive
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--55
                   P. J. Taylor   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--55
             S. K. Robinson and   
                   I. S. Torsun   An empirical analysis of Fortran
                                  programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--62
                   A. C. Norman   Expanding the Solutions of Implicit Sets
                                  of Ordinary Differential Equations in
                                  Power Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--68
                W. H. Southwell   Fitting Data to Nonlinear Functions with
                                  Uncertainties in All Measurement
                                  Variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--73
            Karl-Heinz Mohn and   
                 Roger V. Roman   An interactive polynomial approximation
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--78
                      Anonymous   Second International Conference on very
                                  large data bases . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--78
              W. E. McBride and   
                   A. K. Rigler   A modification of the Osborne and Watson
                                  algorithm for nonlinear minimax
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--81
                 M. R. Williams   The Difference Engines . . . . . . . . . 82--89
                  Donald Perlis   An application of compiler simulation at
                                  the source language level  . . . . . . . 90--90
                   T. S. Ng and   
                     A. Cantoni   Run Time Interaction with Fortran Using
                                  Mixed Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--92
                   W. B. Samson   Testing Overflow Algorithms for a Table
                                  of Variable Size . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
                   D. W. Barron   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--93
                 B. P. Phillips   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--93
                    M. A. Sabin   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--94
                   P. G. Barker   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--94
                      A. Parkin   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--95
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 95--95
                 A. D. Crossley   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95
                       B. Joffe   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95

The Computer Journal
Volume 19, Number 2, May, 1976

                 J. M. Kerridge   PATCOSY --- a Database System for the
                                  National Health Service  . . . . . . . . 98--103
                E. C. Coles and   
               L. J. Beilin and   
              C. J. Bulpitt and   
              C. T. Dollery and   
              B. F. Johnson and   
          A. D. Munro-Faure and   
                   S. C. Turner   An Approach to Computer Processing of
                                  Clinical Data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--109
                     E. S. Page   Distribution sampling for computer
                                  simulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
                R. A. Davenport   Database Integrity . . . . . . . . . . . 110--116
               J. M. Hammersley   Combinatorial Programming: Methods and
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
                 P. A. Dearnley   An Investigation into Database
                                  Resilience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--121
                   B. S. Walker   Microcomputers: Fundamentals and
                                  Applications; Minicomputer Evaluation
                                  and Selection; Minicomputers: in
                                  Industrial Process Control . . . . . . . 121--121
                   S. J. Waters   CAM 01: a Precedence Analyser  . . . . . 122--126
                    Y. L. Varol   Some Remarks on Computer Acquisition . . 127--131
                    O. Marjasoo   A methodology for hardware and software
                                  availability analysis  . . . . . . . . . 132--135
           H. C. Lucas, Jr. and   
                   R. B. Kaplan   A Structured Programming Experiment  . . 136--138
                    G. R. Frank   Job Control in the MU5 Operating System  139--143
                      J. Hilden   Guidelines for the Design of Interactive
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--150
                   D. C. Cooper   The Design of an Optimizing Compiler . . 150a-150
                   S. R. Wilbur   Lang-Pak --- An Interactive Language
                                  Design System  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                 Frank G. Pagan   On Interpreter-Oriented Definitions of
                                  Programming Languages  . . . . . . . . . 151--155
                  J. D. Lambert   Computer Solution of Ordinary
                                  Differential Equations . . . . . . . . . 155--155
                     J. S. Rohl   Programming Improvements to Fike's
                                  Algorithm for Generating Permutations    156--159
                 A. J. T. Colin   The Principles of Systems Programming    159--159
             L. V. Atkinson and   
                   G. J. Duffus   Machine Code Generation Within a
                                  Compiler --- a Teaching Model  . . . . . 160--165
                    B. Richards   Methoden der Informatik in der Medizin   165--165
                   C. J. Higley   Type Checking in a Typeless Language . . 166--169
                A. G. Middleton   On the Use of Macros for Iteration . . . 170--172
                  E. B. Dorling   Environmental Data Handling  . . . . . . 172b-172
                 C. A. R. Hoare   Computer Science and Technology and
                                  their application  . . . . . . . . . . . 172--172
                   C. M. Reeves   Book Review: \booktitleComputer Science:
                                  Programming in FORTRAN with WATFOR
                                  WATFIV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172a-172
                   A. T. Fuller   The Period of Pseudo-Random Numbers
                                  Generated by Lehmer's Congruential
                                  Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173--177
                   D. H. McLain   Two Dimensional Interpolation from
                                  Random Data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--181
                      Anonymous   Advanced Study Institute on Man-Computer
                                  Interaction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181--181
                      Anonymous   Advanced Summer Institute on Computer
                                  Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181a-181
                   John Mitchem   On Various Algorithms for Estimating the
                                  Chromatic Number of a Graph  . . . . . . 182--183
                D. J. Evans and   
                 M. Hatzopoulos   The solution of certain banded systems
                                  of linear equations using the folding
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184--187
                      J. Inglis   Structured Programming and Input
                                  Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--189
                   D. L. Fisher   Blind programmers --- their manager's
                                  experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--192

The Computer Journal
Volume 19, Number 3, August, 1976

           B. F. M. Adamczewski   A formula for establishing re-order
                                  quantities for individual items within a
                                  joint stock replenishment scheme . . . . 194--197
                 T. Alewine and   
               R. A. Fleck, Jr.   Service bureau or in-house data
                                  processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198--201
                   B. S. Walker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201--201
                        D. Bell   Programmer Selection and Programming
                                  Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202--206
                       G. Emery   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--206
                J. F. Wellicome   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--206
                E. B. James and   
                D. P. Partridge   Tolerance to Inaccuracy in Computer
                                  Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207--212
                D. T. Muxworthy   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212--212
                      A. Rogers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212--212
                   R. C. Varney   Toward the Understandability of an
                                  Operating System . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--215
                D. L. Dance and   
                    U. W. Pooch   An adaptive on line data compression
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216--224
                      B. Higman   The place of own variables in
                                  programming language theory  . . . . . . 225--228
                    D. Q. Mayne   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228--228
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228--228
            D. S. Henderson and   
                     M. R. Levy   An extended operator precedence parsing
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--233
                    F. G. Heath   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                    A. B. Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                    J. M. Brady   A programming approach to some concepts
                                  and results in the theory of computation 234--237
               R. Devillers and   
                    G. Louchard   Improvement of parallelism in a finite
                                  buffer sharing policy  . . . . . . . . . 238--245
                  D. J. Howarth   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--245
                M. J. D. Powell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--245
                D. C. Sutcliffe   An Algorithm for Drawing the Curve
                                  ${F(X,Y)} = 0$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246--249
           R. P. Lorétan   Timing Problems in Electronic Lockout
                                  Chains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250--253
                   M. M. Lehman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--253
                 P. M. Woodward   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--253
                M. R. Patel and   
                  K. H. Bennett   Analysis of Speed of a Binary Multiplier
                                  Using a Variable Number of Shifts Per
                                  Cycle  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254--257
              A. Alaylioglu and   
                G. A. Evans and   
                      J. Hyslop   The use of Chebyshev series for the
                                  evaluation of oscillatory integrals  . . 258--267
                  B. W. Conolly   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--267
                  A. C. Day and   
               P. A. Clarke and   
                    D. Hill and   
                     J. K. Reid   Discussion and correspondence: the
                                  proposed new standard for Fortran: a
                                  critical examination . . . . . . . . . . 268--271
                  M. T. Pezarro   A note on estimating hit ratios for
                                  direct-access storage devices  . . . . . 271--272
               R. T. C. Lim and   
                J. D. Blackburn   On program verification in numerical
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272--273
                      R. Taylor   Fast input/output of variable-length
                                  arrays in FORTRAN IV . . . . . . . . . . 273--273
                   D. J. Hatter   On processing sparse matrices  . . . . . 273--274
             R. D. Henshell and   
                    H. C. Lauer   Ph.D. work in Computer Science and
                                  Professional Standards . . . . . . . . . 274--275
                   M. Boari and   
                        G. Neri   A note on deadlock in the `readers and
                                  writers' problem . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--275
            R. M. De Morgan and   
                 I. D. Hill and   
                 B. A. Wichmann   A supplement to the Algol 60 Revised
                                  Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276--288
                D. L. A. Barber   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288--288
                 B. L. Clarkson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288--288

The Computer Journal
Volume 19, Number 4, November, 1976

                     F. F. Land   Evaluation of systems goals in
                                  determining a design strategy for a
                                  computer based information system  . . . 290--294
                  J. M. Triance   The significance of the 1974 COBOL
                                  standard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--300
                 V. Siskind and   
                   J. Rosenhead   Seek Times for Disc File Processing:
                                  Some Results from Probability Theory . . 301--305
                       S. Vajda   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305--305
                       S. Vajda   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305--305
                R. G. Casey and   
                    I. M. Osman   Replacement Algorithms for Storage
                                  Management in Relational Data Bases  . . 306--314
                       D. Lewin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                   B. S. Walker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                 I. R. Williams   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                 I. R. Williams   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--314
                  J. Ferrie and   
                  C. Kaiser and   
                D. Lanciaux and   
                      B. Martin   An extensible structure for protected
                                  systems' design  . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--321
                 E. L. Albasiny   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--321
                     B. Girling   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--321
                  A. Walker and   
                        D. Wood   Locally Balanced Binary Trees  . . . . . 322--325
                   F. H. Sumner   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325--325
                        C. Bays   Non-Recursive Technique for Recreating a
                                  Digraph from its ${K}$-Formula
                                  Representation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--328
                  T. Sakaki and   
               K. Nakashima and   
                     Y. Hattori   Algorithms for Finding in the Lump Both
                                  Bounds of the Chromatic Number of a
                                  Graph  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--332
                 D. A. H. Brown   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--332
                   P. B. Morice   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--332
                   C. M. Reeves   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--332
                D. C. Sutcliffe   A Remark on a Contouring Algorithm . . . 333--335
                    M. A. Sabin   A method for displaying the intersection
                                  curve of two quadric surfaces  . . . . . 336--338
                     R. J. Aust   An improvement algorithm for school
                                  timetabling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339--343
                  I. M. Willers   The syntax directed graph algorithm for
                                  the input of equations to the Taylor
                                  series system for solving ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 344--347
                  P. J. Hartley   Tensor Product Approximations to Data
                                  Defined on Rectangular Meshes in
                                  ${N}$-Space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348--352
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--352
                   P. A. Clarke   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--352
                   P. A. Clarke   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--352
                 M. Shacham and   
                       E. Kehat   A direct method for the solution of
                                  large sparse systems of linear equations 353--359
                      A. C. Day   Algorithm 91: Balancing a binary tree    360--361
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 360--363
                       G. Berry   Algorithm 92: The Drawing of Dashed
                                  Lines  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--363
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement-Statement of
                                  Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--363
               J. W. Backus and   
                F. L. Bauer and   
                   J. Green and   
                    C. Katz and   
                J. McCarthy and   
                    P. Naur and   
               A. J. Perlis and   
              H. Rutishauer and   
                K. Samelson and   
                B. Vauquois and   
             J. H. Wegstein and   
         A. van Wijngaarden and   
                 M. Woodger and   
            R. M. De Morgan and   
                 I. D. Hill and   
                 B. A. Wichmann   Modified Report on the Algorithmic
                                  Language ALGOL-60  . . . . . . . . . . . 364--379
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--379
                 J. T. Hastings   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--380
                    G. N. Lance   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--381
                   J. K. Buckle   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                  J. K. Croston   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
            C. C. Wilton-Davies   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                  S. P. Castell   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--382
                R. L. Wexelblat   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--383
                     K. Brokate   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383
                    I. R. Ellis   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383
               D. S. Grimsditch   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--384
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384--384
                      Anonymous   Sigmod-77 --- International Workshop on
                                  Management of Data . . . . . . . . . . . 384--384


The Computer Journal
Volume 20, Number 1, February, 1977

                   S. J. Waters   CAM02: a structured precedence analyser  2--5
              B. M. Leavenworth   Non-Procedural Data Processing . . . . . 6--9
                  B. J. Edwards   Choice of Block Sizes for Magnetic Tape
                                  Files  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--14
                      G. Davies   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                 S. J. Goldsack   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
        Alfonso F. Cardenas and   
              James P. Sagamang   Doubly-Chained Tree Data Base
                                  Organisation --- Analysis and Design
                                  Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--26
                  J. S. Knowles   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  K. Forbes and   
              A. W. Goldsworthy   Prescheduling Algorithm --- Scheduling a
                                  Suitable Mix Prior to Processing . . . . 27--29
                       D. Nudds   The design of the MAX macroprocessor . . 30--36
                      Anonymous   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                     R. Edwards   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                       C. Piney   A generalised interactive system for the
                                  acquisition of structured data . . . . . 37--44
                      Anonymous   Short notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                 S. J. Goldsack   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                 S. J. Goldsack   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                 M. H. Williams   Generating Structured Flow Diagrams: the
                                  Nature of Unstructuredness . . . . . . . 45--50
            B. G. T. Lowden and   
                I. R. MacCallum   Some Consequences of Deferred Binding in
                                  COBOL  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--55
                  A. Cunningham   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--55
                    V. E. Price   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--55
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--55
                  D. T. Goodwin   Conditions for Underflow and Overflow of
                                  an Arithmetic Stack  . . . . . . . . . . 56--62
                        D. Wood   Two Variations on ${N}$-Parallel Finite
                                  State Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--67
                  I. Aleksander   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--67
                   D. W. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--67
                  B. W. Conolly   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--67
              M. J. B. Duff and   
                   D. M. Watson   The cellular logic array image processor 68--72
                R. C. Backhouse   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--72
                  A. Tosser and   
                       D. Dubus   Algebraic Optimisation of NAND-NOR
                                  Switching Circuits . . . . . . . . . . . 73--77
                 A. J. T. Colin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--77
                       N. Riley   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--77
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--77
           A. M. Macnaghten and   
                 C. A. R. Hoare   Fast Fourier Transform Free from Tears   78--83
                    J. W. Akitt   Function Minimisation Using the Nelder
                                  and Mead Simplex Method with Limited
                                  Arithmetic Precision: the Self
                                  Regenerative Simplex . . . . . . . . . . 84--85
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 86--91
                   E. Zakrajsek   Algorithm 93: Generalised eigenvalue
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--91
                B. G. T. Lowden   A note on the oscillating sort . . . . . 92--92
                B. G. T. Lowden   Discussion and correspondence: a note on
                                  the oscillating sort . . . . . . . . . . 92--96
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--96

The Computer Journal
Volume 20, Number 2, May, 1977

                      A. Parkin   The probable outcomes of a data
                                  processing project . . . . . . . . . . . 98--101
                   J. P. Cleave   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--101
                 R. E. Pacifico   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--101
                  R. K. Stamper   The LEGOL 1 Prototype System and
                                  Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--108
               R. H. Pierce and   
                      J. Rowell   A transformation-directed compiling
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--115
                 K. J. McDonell   An inverted index implementation . . . . 116--123
                   A. M. Andrew   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                   A. M. Andrew   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                D. T. Muxworthy   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
              H. R. A. Townsend   SST --- a program for the automatic
                                  generation of symbol state tables  . . . 124--127
                    P. Kammerer   Excluding Regions  . . . . . . . . . . . 128--131
                      Anonymous   Apology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--131
                 E. M. L. Beale   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--131
                D. T. Muxworthy   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--131
                     Y. Wallach   Scheduling algorithms for concurrent
                                  execution  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--136
                W. P. de Roever   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--136
                    F. G. Heath   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--136
                  E. G. Mallach   Scatter Storage Techniques: a Uniform
                                  Viewpoint and a Method for Reducing
                                  Retrieval Times  . . . . . . . . . . . . 137--140
                   I. M. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--140
                     R. Flavell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--140
                  J. R. Ullmann   A binary $n$-gram technique for
                                  automatic correction of substitution,
                                  deletion, insertion and reversal errors
                                  in words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--147
            D. de Champeaux and   
                        L. Sint   An optimality theorem for a
                                  bi-directional heuristic search
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148--150
                      Anonymous   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                   J. C. Cluley   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
          Jerald Sydney Schwarz   Generic Commands --- A Tool for Partial
                                  Correctness Formalisms . . . . . . . . . 151--155
                 W. S. Ford and   
                 V. C. Hamacher   Low level architecture features for
                                  supporting process communication . . . . 156--162
                A. Kaletzky and   
                    D. W. Lewin   Problem orientated language for logic
                                  design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--169
                    A. Chantler   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
                    A. Chantler   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
                   R. I. Kitney   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
                   R. I. Kitney   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
               J. N. Lyness and   
                 J. J. Kaganove   A technique for comparing automatic
                                  quadrature routines  . . . . . . . . . . 170--177
                      Anonymous   European Federation for Medical
                                  Informatics --- Cambridge Congress Call
                                  for Papers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--177
                      Anonymous   A historic computer film . . . . . . . . 177--177
                    Y. L. Varol   On the generation of the
                                  pseudo-remainder in polynomial division  178--180
                      B. Higman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180--180
                 C. A. R. Hoare   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180--180
                    D. J. Evans   On the use of fast methods for solving
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 181--184
                   R. J. Clasen   A note on the use of the conjugate
                                  gradient method in the solution of a
                                  large system of sparse equations . . . . 185--186
                      N. Teskey   Discussion and correspondence: KATE: a
                                  macro-processor for extending command
                                  languages  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--189

The Computer Journal
Volume 20, Number 3, August, 1977

                     P. Stecher   Proposal for an Interface System Between
                                  the Business and Data Processing Systems 194--201
                        A. Shaw   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201--201
                   A. D. Wilkie   Table Look-Up (With Examples in COBOL)   202--206
                   S. J. Waters   Majority Verdicts in Multi-Processing
                                  --- any Two from Three . . . . . . . . . 207--212
                 A. J. T. Colin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212--212
                     P. Crocker   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212--212
            Deane B. Blazie and   
                     L. S. Levy   A cross compiler for pocket calculators  213--221
              W. D. Haseman and   
                 A. B. Whinston   Automatic Application Program Interface
                                  to a Data Base . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--226
                    P. A. Losty   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226--226
                    P. A. Losty   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226--226
               R. N. Ibbett and   
                  M. A. Husband   The MU5 name store . . . . . . . . . . . 227--231
                  B. G. Edwards   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--231
                  G. J. Janacek   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--231
              H. R. A. Townsend   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--231
                   R. G. Hamlet   Testing Programs with Finite Sets of
                                  Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232--237
                A. G. Middleton   A case for type and form flow analysis   238--241
                   J. M. Robson   Worst Case Fragmentation of First Fit
                                  and Best Fit Storage Allocation
                                  Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--244
              J. C. Shepherdson   Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244--244
              O. Nevalainen and   
                  M. Vesterinen   Determining Blocking Factors for
                                  Sequential Files by Heuristic Methods    245--247
                 P. Scheuermann   Modelling the Information Space in
                                  Physical Storage At Different Levels of
                                  Detail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248--256
                   R. B. Hunter   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256--256
                  I. M. Khabaza   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256--256
                       G. Mitra   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256--256
                       M. Wells   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256--256
             P. W. Williams and   
                M. T. Khallaghi   Document Retrieval Using a Substring
                                  Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257--262
                  M. A. Jackson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262--262
               A. D. McGettrick   Teaching mathematics by computer . . . . 263--268
                  I. Aleksander   Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268--268
                      B. Barber   Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268--268
            B. E. Carpenter and   
                    R. W. Doran   The other Turing machine . . . . . . . . 269--279
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 280--280
                      A. C. Day   Algorithm 95: Generating a parity
                                  testing table  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280--280
                     I. D. Hill   Algorithm 94: Handling dates on small
                                  computers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280--280
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement-Statement of
                                  Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280--281
                    P. J. Hayes   Discussion and correspondence: a note on
                                  the Towers of Hanoi problem  . . . . . . 282--285

The Computer Journal
Volume 20, Number 4, November, 1977

          D. H. R. Huxtable and   
             J. M. M. Pinkerton   The hardware/software interface of the
                                  ICL 2900 range of computers  . . . . . . 290--295
                  R. W. Billett   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--295
                     B. Conolly   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--295
                 P. J. Pengilly   An approach to systems design. II. The
                                  popularisation of PROPLAN  . . . . . . . 296--297
                 T. C. Ting and   
                     Y. W. Wang   Multiway Replacement Selection Sort with
                                  Dynamic Reservoir  . . . . . . . . . . . 298--301
                   J. C. Cluley   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301--301
                      J. Inglis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301--301
                      J. Inglis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301--301
              J. G. Kollias and   
              P. M. Stocker and   
                 P. A. Dearnley   Improving the Performance of an
                                  Intelligent Data Management System . . . 302--307
                  P. J. Clapson   Toward a Performance Science: a
                                  Comparative Analysis of Computing
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308--315
                  S. Mamrak and   
                   J. M. Randal   An analysis of a software engineering
                                  failure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316--320
              B. M. Nicklas and   
                  G. Schlageter   Index structuring in inverted data bases
                                  by TRIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--324
                 R. A. Reynolds   Character String Handling in Fortran . . 325--329
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--329
                   M. P. Coates   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--329
               J. A. Shackleton   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--329
                   K. A. Steele   CPM Network Analysis with a Storage Tube
                                  Terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330--334
                   P. J. Willis   A Real Time Hidden Surface Technique . . 335--339
                 L. S. Levy and   
                    R. Melville   The algebraic anatomy of programs  . . . 340--345
                      M. Clowes   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--345
                      B. Higman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--345
                  A. D. Woodall   Generation of permutation sequences  . . 346--349
                 M. J. R. Healy   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--349
                    R. Holstein   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--349
                   M. M. Lehman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--349
                       S. Soule   A note on the nonrecursive traversal of
                                  binary trees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350--352
                    J. M. Brady   Hints on proofs by recursion induction   353--355
                   J. M. Wilson   Boolean simplification and integer
                                  inequalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356--358
                  B. C. Brookes   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
                   J. E. Parkin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
                      G. Wyvill   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
                      R. Mojena   Hierarchical grouping methods and
                                  stopping rules: An evaluation  . . . . . 359--363
                 C. A. B. Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--363
                  R. K. Stamper   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--363
                      D. Defays   An efficient algorithm for a complete
                                  link method  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 364--366
                    W. L. Price   A controlled random search procedure for
                                  global optimisation  . . . . . . . . . . 367--370
                   L. M. Delves   Algorithm 96: a linear equation solver
                                  for Galerkin and least squares methods   371--374
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 371--379
               L. M. Delves and   
               L. F. Abd. El Al   Algorithm 97: The fast Galerkin
                                  algorithm for the solution of linear
                                  Fredholm equations . . . . . . . . . . . 374--376
              W. D. Hoskins and   
                 G. E. McMaster   Algorithm 98: a note on the solution of
                                  certain tridiagonal systems of linear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 376--378
                D. J. Evans and   
                    S. A. Smith   Algorithm 99: On the construction of
                                  balanced binary trees for parallel
                                  processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378--379
                 M. R. Williams   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--380
                  W. A. Zaremba   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--381
                      A. Parkin   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                      J. Kramer   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--383


The Computer Journal
Volume 21, Number 1, February, 1978

              N. E. Wiseman and   
          C. I. C. Campbell and   
                   J. Harradine   On Making Graphic Arts Quality Output by
                                  Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--6
                   W. Owen Nutt   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                R. A. Davenport   Distributed or Centralised Data Base . . 7--14
                J. L. Armstrong   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                   M. A. Bramer   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                    P. Dearnley   Monitoring Database System Performance   15--19
                  J. J. Donovan   A note on a performance of VM/370 in the
                                  integration of models and data bases . . 20--24
                    I. A. Clark   Strema: Specifying Application Processes
                                  Using Streams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--30
                J. P. Fitch and   
                   A. C. Norman   A Note on Compacting Garbage Collection  31--34
                      A. Sloman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                        B. Wood   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                 W. R. Campbell   A compiler definition facility based on
                                  the syntactic macro  . . . . . . . . . . 35--41
                    J. G. Wolff   Recoding of Natural Language for Economy
                                  of Transmission or Storage . . . . . . . 42--44
                   K. W. Morton   Review: Recoding of natural language for
                                  economy of transmission or storage . . . 44--44
                      R. M. Lea   Text Compression with an Associative
                                  Parallel Processor . . . . . . . . . . . 45--56
                 P. W. Williams   Criteria for Choosing Subsets to Obtain
                                  Maximum Relative Entropy . . . . . . . . 57--62
                  N. E. Wiseman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--62
                 P. W. Williams   The relationship between entropy and
                                  file search times  . . . . . . . . . . . 63--65
          J. L. Szwarcfiter and   
                   L. B. Wilson   Some properties of ternary trees . . . . 66--72
                  P. R. Freeman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--72
                  C. R. Edwards   Some Improved Designs for the Digital
                                  Summation Threshold Logic (DSTL) Gate    73--78
                    D. Bumstead   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--78
                 J. M. Eves and   
                    S. L. Hurst   Improvements in Multioutput
                                  Threshold-Logic Gates  . . . . . . . . . 79--85
                         C. Day   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85--85
                 S. J. Goldsack   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85--85
                   J. F. Barlow   An algorithm for the solution of the
                                  postman's problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 86--89
                      G. Norris   Discussion and correspondence summary of
                                  the report: `The Computer Board:
                                  policies past, present and future?'  . . 90--91
                      M. Gordon   An Interactive Graphical Minicomputer
                                  System for the Management and
                                  Exploration of Clinical Renal Data . . . 91--93
                      Anonymous   Advances in computer chess . . . . . . . 94--94

The Computer Journal
Volume 21, Number 2, May, 1978

           William L. Honig and   
              C. Robert Carlson   Toward an Understanding of (Actual) Data
                                  Structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--104
                  N. Ahituv and   
                    I. Borovits   Analysis of the Purchase Option of
                                  Computers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--109
              R. H. Bonczek and   
            C. W. Holsapple and   
                 A. B. Whinston   Information Transferral Within a
                                  Distributed Data Base via a Generalised
                                  Mapping Language . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--116
                  J. A. Emerson   Book Review: \booktitleAdvanced ANS
                                  COBOL with structured programming and
                                  High Level COBOL Programming . . . . . . 116--116
                R. V. Evans and   
           G. S. Lockington and   
                     T. N. Reid   A compiler compiler and methodology for
                                  problem oriented language compiler
                                  implementors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--121
                    R. E. Small   Computational probability and simulation
                                  and Mathematical Modelling and Digital
                                  Simulation for Engineers and Scientists  121--121
                  A. Parkin and   
                    R. B. Coats   EDSIM-Event based Discrete Simulation
                                  using General Purpose Languages such as
                                  Fortran  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--127
                   W. N. Holmes   Is APL a programming language? . . . . . 128--131
                  J. G. Kollias   An estimate of seek time for batched
                                  searching of random or index sequential
                                  structured files . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--133
                   F. H. Sumner   Computer Architecture, second edition    133--133
                   D. R. Hanson   Filters in SL5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--143
               E. Gildersleeves   Online Review, Vol. 1 No. 1  . . . . . . 143a-143
                   B. A. Sufrin   Compiler Construction  . . . . . . . . . 143--143
         Gregor V. Bochmann and   
                        P. Ward   Compiler Writing System for Attribute
                                  Grammars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--148
                    D. D. Black   Multi-Coordinate Data Presentation . . . 148a-148
                 I. R. Williams   Computational Analysis with the HP-25
                                  Pocket Calculator  . . . . . . . . . . . 148--148
                  I. Bratko and   
                   D. Kopec and   
                      D. Michie   Pattern-Based Representation of Chess
                                  End-Game Knowledge . . . . . . . . . . . 149--153
                 G. M. Bull and   
                  S. Gilbey and   
            Kathleen Levine and   
             A. G. Lippiatt and   
                C. H. C. Machin   Proteus --- a Microcoded Multiprocessor
                                  System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154--160
                  D. R. A. Coan   Current trends in programming
                                  methodology and Standardised development
                                  of computer software . . . . . . . . . . 160--160
             M. H. Williams and   
                   H. L. Ossher   Conversion of Unstructured Flow Diagrams
                                  to Structured Form . . . . . . . . . . . 161--167
                      J. Lewins   Simulation of Systems  . . . . . . . . . 167--167
                P. J. Green and   
                      R. Sibson   Computing Dirichlet Tessellations in the
                                  Plane  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168--173
                D. A. Smith and   
               Pamela S. Guipre   Modifications to the Forsythe--Moler
                                  Algorithm for Solving Linear Algebraic
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174--177
                    P. M. Haine   Analysis and Design of Sequential
                                  Digital Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 177a-177
                  D. J. Wheeler   Rational Fault Analysis  . . . . . . . . 177--177
                   D. H. McLain   Algorithm 100: Vector Approximation to
                                  Curves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--180
                      Anonymous   Algorithms Supplement  . . . . . . . . . 178--183
                   L. Hazlewood   Algorithm 101: An algorithm for cautious
                                  adaptive quadrature  . . . . . . . . . . 180--183
                    P. T. Barry   Discussion and Correspondence: the
                                  Regional Computing Organisation Network  184--187
                      A. Parkin   Critique on Multi-Criteria Assessment
                                  Applied to Alternative Data Processing
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--190
               R. Haentjens and   
                  E. Van de Vel   Lexical Analysis and the Transportation
                                  of Programs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                   B. Dwyer and   
                      J. Inglis   Correspondence: On ``Structured
                                  programming and input statements'' . . . 190--191
                       P. Wodon   Correspondence: On ``A note on the
                                  Towers of Hanoi problem''  . . . . . . . 191--191

The Computer Journal
Volume 21, Number 3, August, 1978

                 A. D. Chambers   Computer fraud and abuse . . . . . . . . 194--198
                R. C. Backhouse   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198--198
                  M. J. B. Duff   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198--198
                   S. Lavington   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198--198
                I. Borovits and   
                     S. Neumann   Internal Pricing for Computer Services   199--204
                      Anonymous   Call for papers  . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                    Eric Foxley   A hybrid computer performance modelling
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--209
                    R. M. Paine   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--209
                       N. Riley   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--209
               W. B. Samson and   
                    R. H. Davis   Search Times Using Hash Tables for
                                  Records with Non-Unique Keys . . . . . . 210--214
                      P. Wallis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214--214
                 B. A. Wichmann   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214--214
                J. L. Armstrong   Programming a Parallel Computer for
                                  Robot Vision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215--218
                     J. R. Gurd   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218--218
                  I. M. Khabaza   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218--218
                    W. L. Price   Simulation Studies of Data Communication
                                  Networks Operating in Datagram Mode  . . 219--223
                  I. Aleksander   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--223
                   A. M. Cruise   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--223
               P. G. Barker and   
                    P. S. Jones   Syntactic definition and parsing of
                                  molecular formulae. Part 2: Graphical
                                  synthesis of molecular formulae for data
                                  base queries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224--233
                   D. W. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                   R. W. Hiorns   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                      C. Potter   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                 M. H. Williams   Static Semantic Features of Algol60 and
                                  Basic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234--242
                   F. H. George   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--242
                   P. J. Moylan   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--242
                      R. Sibson   Locally equiangular triangulations . . . 243--245
                   R. W. Hiorns   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--245
                   M. V. Wilkes   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--245
                M. R. Patel and   
                  K. H. Bennett   Analysis of Speed of a Binary Divider
                                  Using a Variable Number of Shifts Per
                                  Cycle  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246--252
                A. van Oosterom   Triangulating the Human Torso  . . . . . 253--258
              H. R. A. Townsend   Analysing Electroencephalograms  . . . . 259--262
                   J. Mottl and   
             L. Mottlová   Description of a program for solving
                                  problems of nonlinear programming  . . . 263--269
                    B. Richards   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--269
              D. J. McConalogue   Algorithm 102: Convolution integrals
                                  involving probability distribution
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270--272
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 270--277
                     V. K. Garg   Algorithm 103: Computing the Bessel
                                  functions $Y_n(x+iy)$ and $K_n(x+iy)$    272--276
                      Anonymous   Editorial notes: Reprinting of
                                  Algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276--276
                    A. Obru\vca   Algorithm 1: Mintree . . . . . . . . . . 276--276
        Anthony E. N. T. Pitman   Note on Algorithm 1: Mintree . . . . . . 276--276
              M. H. Rodgers and   
                 R. H. Thomason   Certification of Algorithm 1: Mintree    276--277
                   J. Boothroyd   Certification of Algorithm 1: Mintree    277--277
                 I. D. Hill and   
               Alex K. Obru\vca   Remarks on Algorithm 1: Mintree  . . . . 277--277
               Alex K. Obru\vca   Remark on Algorithm 1: Mintree . . . . . 277--277
                  J. M. Triance   Discussion and correspondence: a study
                                  of COBOL portability . . . . . . . . . . 278--281
            R. M. De Morgan and   
                 I. D. Hill and   
                 B. A. Wichmann   Modified Algol 60 and the step-until
                                  element  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282--285
                   I. M. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
                   I. M. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
                    E. C. Coles   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
                     B. M. Wood   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
                 P. B. Fellgett   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--286
                 P. B. Fellgett   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--286

The Computer Journal
Volume 21, Number 4, November, 1978

                        R. Maes   On the Representation of Program
                                  Structures by Decision Tables: a
                                  Critical Assessment  . . . . . . . . . . 290--295
                      M. K. Roy   Evaluation of Permutation Algorithms . . 296--301
                     J. S. Rohl   Generating Permutations by Choosing  . . 302--305
                      P. A. Lee   A reconsideration of the recovery block
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306--310
                 M. Osborne and   
                      F. Little   An implementation of structured
                                  programming in APL . . . . . . . . . . . 311--315
                   A. M. Andrew   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--315
                A. S. Tanenbaum   A comparison of Pascal and Algol 68  . . 316--323
                B. A. Lewis and   
                 J. S. Robinson   Triangulation of Planar Regions with
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 324--332
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--332
                  M. A. Hennell   An experimental testbed for numerical
                                  software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--336
                M. P. J. Curran   Book review: \booktitleComputer Methods
                                  for Mathematical Computations, by G.
                                  Forsythe, M. Malcolm, and C. Moler,
                                  1977; 259 pages. (Prentice/Hall, \pounds
                                  12.80) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336--336
                       M. Evans   Book review: \booktitleComputer
                                  Operating Systems, by D. W. Barron;
                                  1977; 135 pages (Chapman and Hall),
                                  \pounds 2.95 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336--336
                    R. E. Small   Book review: \booktitleOn-Line Data
                                  Bases: Infotech State of the Art Report,
                                  1: Analysis and Bibliography, 2: Invited
                                  Papers (Infotech, \pounds 110) . . . . . 336--336
                   W. M. Turski   A model of nonmorphological data
                                  collection based on sentential calculus  337--340
                 P. W. Williams   Balancing demand in a hierarchical
                                  structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341--346
                      Anonymous   Conference and course  . . . . . . . . . 346--346
              A. K. Burston and   
            D. J. Kinniment and   
                    Hilary Kahn   A design language for asynchronous logic 347--354
                   I. M. Barron   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354--354
                D. T. Muxworthy   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354--354
         J. C. Romão and   
               R. Vilela Mendes   Algorithms for Multidimensional
                                  Numerical Integration with Singularities 355--358
                 A. E. Chantler   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
                   J. Smith and   
                  F. E. Knowles   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
                   A. Swift and   
                G. R. Lindfield   Comparison of a Continuation Method with
                                  Brent's Method for the Numerical
                                  Solution of a Single Nonlinear Equation  359--362
                 J. R. Cash and   
                     C. B. Liem   On the computational aspects of
                                  semi-implicit Runge--Kutta methods . . . 363--365
                      B. S. Lee   Use of case studies in teaching data
                                  processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366--372
                       P. Giles   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372--372
                     C. R. Snow   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372--372
                     G. L. Farr   Algorithm 104: Generation of the
                                  alphabetically ordered sequences from a
                                  set of $N$ distinct objects  . . . . . . 373--373
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 373--377
           James J. Buckley and   
           Robert A. Fleck, Jr.   Algorithm 105: Determining the number of
                                  internal rates of return . . . . . . . . 373--377
                      A. C. Day   Algorithms supplement: Statement of
                                  policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377--377
             M. H. Williams and   
              E. V. C. Fielding   Discussion and correspondence: automatic
                                  generation of payroll programs . . . . . 378--380
                  L. J. Mazlack   Predicting student success in an
                                  introductory programming course  . . . . 380--381
                 S. J. Goldsack   Correspondence: Semantic definition of
                                  linear control algorithms  . . . . . . . 381--382
                 R. Haskell and   
                     The Editor   Correspondence: Dissemination of
                                  specialised information  . . . . . . . . 382--382
                Eric L. V. Hope   Correspondence: Structured programming
                                  input statements . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--382
                   C. B. Dunham   Correspondence: Checking reproduction of
                                  published programs . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383
                Bruce L. Golden   Correspondence: On ``An algorithm for
                                  the solution of the postman's problem''  383--383
                  W. Little and   
                    D. A. Smith   Correspondence: On ``Modifications to
                                  the Forsythe--Moler algorithm for
                                  solving linear algebraic systems'' . . . 383--383
                    J. M. Brady   Book review: \booktitleStructural
                                  Pattern Recognition, by T. Pavlidis,
                                  1977 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384--384
                    J. M. Brady   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384--384
                     D. Hitchin   Correspondence: On ``Modifications to
                                  the Forsythe--Moler algorithm for
                                  solving linear algebraic systems'' . . . 384--384


The Computer Journal
Volume 22, Number 1, February, 1979

                      Anonymous   Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--2
                   Lewis Corner   Book reviews: \booktitleModel Building
                                  in Mathematical Programming, by H. P.
                                  Williams, 1978; \booktitleComputer
                                  Simulation and Modeling: An
                                  Introduction, by R. S. Lehman  . . . . . 2--2
                R. Burdekin and   
                   R. S. Scowen   Computers and the construction of
                                  economic models  . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--10
                  K. Setchfield   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      T. Briggs   A review of road traffic simulation
                                  methods using a general purpose digital
                                  computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--16
                  M. J. B. Duff   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                R. L. Grimsdale   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                       N. Riley   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
             C. B. Spengler and   
                 J. B. Westwood   Assessing data retrieval capabilities: a
                                  case study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--21
                    A. P. Black   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                      P. A. Lee   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                      Eva Huzan   Modelling of Indexed Sequential Files:
                                  Monitoring Disc Transfers  . . . . . . . 22--27
                   A. J. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--27
                      P. Wallis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--27
            J. F. A. Wiederhold   Tuning to Service Standards without
                                  Monitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--36
                      B. Barber   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                    A. Chantler   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                    A. Chantler   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
               R. Chattergy and   
                    U. W. Pooch   A distributed function computer with
                                  dedicated processors . . . . . . . . . . 37--40
                      A. Rogers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
               Y. Kobayashi and   
                    T. L. Kunii   A simulation of a minicomputer
                                  controlled system and its use as a
                                  debugging tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41--49
                R. L. Grimsdale   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--49
                    R. C. Witts   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--49
                    P. J. Brown   Software Methods for Virtual Storage of
                                  Executable Code  . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--52
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52--52
              M. A. Hennell and   
                      D. Hedley   An experimental testbed for numerical
                                  software. II. ALGOL 68 . . . . . . . . . 53--56
                   J. C. Turner   The conditional distribution of waiting
                                  time given queue length in a computer
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--62
                    D. D. Black   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--62
                       M. McKay   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--62
                     R. J. Paul   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--62
                    F. G. Pagan   Algol 68 as a Metalanguage for
                                  Denotational Semantics . . . . . . . . . 63--66
                    K. Boardman   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--66
             P. W. Williams and   
                    D. Woodhead   Computer assisted analysis of cryptic
                                  crosswords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--70
                 A. G. Bell and   
                      N. Jacobi   How to read, make and store chess moves  71--75
               G. Z. Ben-Yaacov   Interactive Computation and Data
                                  Management for Power System Studies  . . 76--79
                      Anonymous   Conferences and courses  . . . . . . . . 79--79
                     G. W. Hill   Cyclic properties of pseudo-random
                                  sequences of Mersenne prime residues . . 80--85
                   J. Boothroyd   Certification of Algorithm 2: Fibonacci
                                  search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--86
                 M. C. Pike and   
                      J. Pixner   Algorithm 2: Fibonacci search  . . . . . 86--86
                     I. D. Hill   Algorithm 3: Easter  . . . . . . . . . . 86--87
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 86--90
                   J. Boothroyd   Certification of Algorithm 3: Easter . . 87--87
                      J. Randle   Certification of Algorithm 3: Easter . . 87--87
                 I. D. Hill and   
                     M. C. Pike   Algorithm 4: TWOBYTWO  . . . . . . . . . 87--88
                     M. C. Pike   Algorithm 5: RANCOMB . . . . . . . . . . 88--88
                   J. Boothroyd   Algorithm 6: PERM  . . . . . . . . . . . 88--89
                   J. Boothroyd   Algorithm 7: MINX  . . . . . . . . . . . 89--89
                   C. M. Reeves   Algorithm 8: SUD . . . . . . . . . . . . 89--89
                   C. M. Reeves   Algorithm 9: Boyserf . . . . . . . . . . 89--90
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement --- Supplement of
                                  Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--90
                      Anonymous   Erratum: Algorithm 105 . . . . . . . . . 90--90
                 R. F. Shepherd   Algorithms supplement: Statement of
                                  policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--90
                     N. Marovac   Discussion and correspondence:
                                  Microcomputers in computer science
                                  programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--94

The Computer Journal
Volume 22, Number 2, May, 1979

                    Susan Jones   A network display program  . . . . . . . 98--104
                      M. Flower   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--104
                  I. M. Khabaza   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--104
            A. T. Arblaster and   
                 M. E. Sime and   
                 T. R. G. Green   Jumping to Some Purpose  . . . . . . . . 105--109
                  D. W. B. Bale   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
                      P. Rivett   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
                F. Mavaddat and   
                     B. Parhami   A data structure for family relations    110--113
               J. R. Oliver and   
                   R. S. Newton   Practical Experience with Algol 68-Rt    114--118
               Sallie S. Nelson   CONSIM: a Study of Control Issues in
                                  Conversational Simulation  . . . . . . . 119--126
           Steven J. Harrington   A New Symbolic Integration System in
                                  REDUCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--131
           P. I. P. Boulton and   
                   J. R. Goguen   A machine description language . . . . . 132--135
                 G. A. Korn and   
               O. A. Palusinski   Application of a Digital Computer
                                  Simulation Language to Control Hybrid
                                  Computer Monte Carlo Studies . . . . . . 136--141
                A. Silberschatz   On the safety of the I/O primitive in
                                  Concurrent PASCAL  . . . . . . . . . . . 142--145
                   R. A. Huntly   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--145
                  J. A. S. Weir   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--145
                J. L. Keedy and   
           K. Ramamohanarao and   
                   J. Rosenberg   On Implementing Semaphores with Sets . . 146--150
                      P. A. Lee   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                      D. Morris   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                      B. Sufrin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                     R. S. Bird   Recursion Elimination with Variable
                                  Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--154
                    D. Bumstead   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154--154
              D. M. Nessett and   
                  O. W. Rechard   Allocation Algorithms for Dynamically
                                  Microprogrammable Multiprocessor Systems 155--163
                   G. F. Miller   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--163
                      P. Wallis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--163
                 M. H. Williams   Conditions for Extended Operator
                                  Precedence Parsing . . . . . . . . . . . 164--168
                      Anonymous   New approaches to systems analysis and
                                  design: a one-day seminar held as a
                                  tribute to Eric Mutch  . . . . . . . . . 168--168
                  S. S. Yau and   
                     Y. S. Tang   Generation of Shortest Test Sequences
                                  for Detecting Individual Faults of
                                  Sequential Circuits  . . . . . . . . . . 169--172
                    S. L. Hurst   An engineering consideration of spectral
                                  transforms for ternary logic synthesis   173--183
                 J. R. Cash and   
                J. C. P. Miller   On an Iterative Approach to the
                                  Numerical Solution of Difference Schemes 184--187
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 188--189
                       A. Brown   Algorithm 106: An algorithm for updating
                                  an ordered list on a VDU . . . . . . . . 188--189
                   J. Albus and   
             R. H. Anderson and   
               J. M. Brayer and   
                  R. DeMori and   
                   K. S. Fu and   
             S. L. Horowitz and   
                  B. Moayer and   
                T. Pavlidis and   
               W. Stallings and   
                       T. Vamos   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--191
               A. A. Kaposi and   
              D. F. Gillies and   
                   D. F. Cowell   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--191
                     J. S. Rohl   Correspondence . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191

The Computer Journal
Volume 22, Number 3, August, 1979

                   S. J. Waters   Towards Comprehensive Specifications . . 195--199
                 P. A. Dearnley   Application Level Microcode to Speed
                                  Data Base Management . . . . . . . . . . 200--202
                       M. Wells   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202--202
                   C. Lazos and   
                   J. R. Yandle   Improving CPU Utilisation in a
                                  Multiprogramming System  . . . . . . . . 203--205
                   M. H. Rogers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--205
                    R. C. Witts   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--205
               F. W. Burton and   
                     J. Kollias   Optimising Disc Head Movements in
                                  Secondary Key Retrievals . . . . . . . . 206--208
                      Anonymous   Bcs award scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 208--208
                      Anonymous   Conference round up  . . . . . . . . . . 208--208
                  G. Haring and   
                   R. Posch and   
               C. Leonhardt and   
                        G. Gell   The use of a synthetic jobstream in
                                  performance evaluation . . . . . . . . . 209--219
                     J. Emerson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--219
                   S. O'Connell   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--219
              O. Nevalainen and   
                     J. Teuhola   Priority Queue Administration by Sublist
                                  Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220--225
                 E. F. Elsworth   Compilation via an Intermediate Language 226--233
                      D. Jacobs   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                        D. Park   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--233
                M. Di Manzo and   
             A. L. Frisiani and   
                      G. Olimpo   Loop Optimisation for Parallel
                                  Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234--239
                J. J. Florentin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--239
                      P. A. Lee   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--239
                     D. Simpson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--239
               Pierre Deransart   Proof by Semantic Attributes of a Lisp
                                  Compiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240--245
                     D. Simpson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--245
                     T. Vickers   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--245
                M. Bozyigit and   
                       Y. Paker   A fixed routing problem in large and
                                  high connectivity networks . . . . . . . 246--250
                     A. Thomson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250--250
                Z. M. Lotfi and   
                   A. J. Tosser   Minimising the NAND-NOR-XOR Network of
                                  Modulo 2 Sum of Boolean Products . . . . 251--255
                       J. Mottl   Description of a Program for Nonlinear
                                  Programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256--261
                    J. M. Brady   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--261
                      J. Lewins   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--261
                P. J. Green and   
                B. W. Silverman   Constructing the Convex Hull of a Set of
                                  Points in the Plane  . . . . . . . . . . 262--266
                        E. Best   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266--266
                   D. L. Fisher   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266--266
               R. H. Barlow and   
                    D. J. Evans   A parallel organisation of the bisection
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--269
                 K. A. Robinson   An entity/event data modelling method    270--279
                      Anonymous   Discussion on ``An entity/event data
                                  modelling method . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--281
                W. L. Price and   
                      M. Dowson   Algorithm 107: a weighted simplex
                                  procedure for the solution of
                                  simultaneous nonlinear equations . . . . 282--282
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 282--285
             Ole Òsterby   Algorithm 108: Efficient solution of
                                  tridiagonal linear systems . . . . . . . 283--285
                        P. Naur   Critique of the ISO data processing
                                  vocabulary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--286
                    Jane Hayden   Correspondence: Nonmorphological data
                                  collection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--287
                        P. Naur   Discussion and correspondence: critique
                                  of the ISO data processing vocabulary    286--288
                   David Jacobs   Correspondence: Validating software  . . 287--287
               M. A. Sandys and   
                     Aleph Null   Correspondence: Point in polygon . . . . 287--288
               A. N. Walker and   
                     The Editor   Algorithms: On ``Algorithm 1: Mintree''  288--288

The Computer Journal
Volume 22, Number 4, November, 1979

              T. J. Howkins and   
                  M. T. Harandi   Towards More Portable Cobol  . . . . . . 290--295
                      Anonymous   Calls for papers . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--295
                       L. Moore   Design for a Transportable Job
                                  Organisation Language  . . . . . . . . . 296--302
                   E. Gudes and   
                 H. S. Koch and   
                    F. A. Stahl   Security in a Multi-Level Structured
                                  Model of a Data Base . . . . . . . . . . 303--306
                   P. A. Clarke   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306--306
                  D. B. Johnson   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306--306
                      W. Burton   A FORTRAN preprocessor to support
                                  encapsulated data abstraction
                                  definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--312
               D. B. G. Edwards   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312--312
                    D. Hebditch   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312--312
       T. Leipälä and   
                  O. Nevalainen   A plotter sequencing system  . . . . . . 313--316
             B. A. Wichmann and   
                     J. Du Croz   A program to calculate the GAMM measure  317--322
                      M. Clowes   Review: Cad meets Ai . . . . . . . . . . 322--322
                   D. L. Fisher   Review: Cad meets Ai . . . . . . . . . . 322--322
                   C. Lazos and   
                    A. Vafiadis   A Method to Estimate the I/O Buffer Size
                                  in a Computer System . . . . . . . . . . 323--327
                      R. M. Lea   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--327
                    I. Marriott   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--327
           P. I. P. Boulton and   
               M. A. R. Kittler   Estimating Program Reliability . . . . . 328--331
                  P. G. Raymont   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331--331
                   A. J. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331--331
              H. R. Simpson and   
                     K. Jackson   Process Synchronisation in MASCOT  . . . 332--345
                     I. P. Page   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--345
                  A. S. Radford   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--345
                   C. M. Reeves   Free store distribution under random fit
                                  allocation: Part 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 346--351
                     R. W. Last   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--351
                J. R. Haley and   
                 A. S. Noetzell   A study of processing repetition . . . . 352--356
                    J. M. Brady   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356--356
                      A. C. Day   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356--356
                J. Loetzsch and   
                 M. Machura and   
                    W. Paetzold   Sample implementation of a special
                                  purpose language by the DEPOT system . . 357--362
                      M. Thomas   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362--362
                       A. Young   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362--362
              J. Jelínek   An Algebraic Theory for Parallel
                                  Processor Design . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--375
                 P. T. Kirstein   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--375
                M. J. C. Gordon   On the power of list iteration . . . . . 376--379
                      G. Duncan   Q charts --- a method of specification   380--381
                      G. Duncan   Discussion and correspondence Q charts
                                  --- a method of specification  . . . . . 380--382
                     K. M. Keir   Correspondence: Vector approximation to
                                  curves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--381
                       P. Giles   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382--382
                      Anonymous   Algorithms supplement  . . . . . . . . . 383--383
                     I. D. Hill   Algorithm 109: Golden section search . . 383--384


The Computer Journal
Volume 23, Number 4, 1979

                      L. Lipsky   A Study of time sharing systems
                                  considered as queueing networks of
                                  exponential servers  . . . . . . . . . . 290--297
                      Anonymous   Calls for Papers . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--297
                   C. M. Reeves   Free store distribution under random fit
                                  allocation: part 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 298--306
                      Anonymous   Books reviewed in this issue . . . . . . 306--306
                 G. Schmidt and   
              T. Ströhlein   Timetable construction --- an annotated
                                  bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--316
                    H. Quilliam   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316--316
                     G. Rzveski   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316--316
              A. Boccalatte and   
                    M. Di Manzo   An approach to the detection of semantic
                                  errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317--323
                     T. A. Band   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--323
               F. E. Hinchcliff   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--323
                 D. Y. Feng and   
               R. F. Riesenfeld   Some new surface forms for computer
                                  aided geometric design . . . . . . . . . 324--331
               T. I. Fenner and   
                      G. Loizou   A binary tree representation and related
                                  algorithms for generating integer
                                  partitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--337
                P. J. L. Wallis   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337--337
                  A. Albano and   
                      R. Orsini   A heuristic solution of the rectangular
                                  cutting stock problem  . . . . . . . . . 338--343
                      Anonymous   Visiting graduate teaching positions at
                                  the University of Helsinki . . . . . . . 343--343
                    Y. L. Varol   On a subset of all the permutations of
                                  $n$ marks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344--346
                   M. A. Bramer   Correct and optimal strategies in game
                                  playing programs . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--352
                      A. Blanin   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--352
                  A. E. Glennie   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--352
                  I. Bratko and   
                      D. Michie   An advice program for a complex chess
                                  programming task . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--359
                         D. May   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
                  D. J. Wheeler   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
                       J. Mottl   Description of a program for nonlinear
                                  programming: special problem of bivalent
                                  nonlinear programming  . . . . . . . . . 360--368
                  A. E. Glennie   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368--368
                    J. M. Smith   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368--368
                      D. Michie   Expert systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369--376
                    R. S. Lemos   Discussion and correspondence: Measuring
                                  students' attitudes towards structured
                                  walk-throughs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377--383
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383
                   R. I. Kitney   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--383


The Computer Journal
Volume 9, Number 4, February, 1967

                 K. J. Overholt   Note on Algorithm 2: Fibonacci search    414--414
                 I. D. Hill and   
                     M. C. Pike   Note on Algorithm 4: TWO BY TWO  . . . . 416--416
                 M. C. Pike and   
                 I. D. Hill and   
                    F. D. James   Note on Algorithm 2: Fibonacci search,
                                  and on Algorithm 7: MINX . . . . . . . . 416--417


The Computer Journal
Volume 10, Number 3, November, 1967

                   J. Boothroyd   Algorithm 25: Sort a section of the
                                  elements of an array by determining the
                                  rank of each element . . . . . . . . . . 308--309
                   J. Boothroyd   Algorithm 26: Order the subscripts of an
                                  array section according to the
                                  magnitudes of the elements . . . . . . . 309--310


The Computer Journal
Volume 12, Number 1, February, 1969

                 Peter Fellgett   Correspondence: What is an analyst?  . . 104--104

The Computer Journal
Volume 12, Number 3, August, 1969

                    Mary Almond   A University faculty timetable . . . . . 215--217
                   M. J. Savage   Junction Optimisation Technique  . . . . 268--272
                   J. N. Lyness   The Effect of Inadequate Convergence
                                  Criteria in Automatic Routines . . . . . 279--281
                  H. Späth   Algorithm 42: Interpolation by certain
                                  quintic splines  . . . . . . . . . . . . 292--293

The Computer Journal
Volume 12, Number 4, November, 1969

                  P. J. H. King   The interpretation of limited entry
                                  decision table format and relationships
                                  among conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . 320--326
                   W. F. Lunnon   A postage stamp problem  . . . . . . . . 377--380
                  C. G. Broyden   Algorithm 44: Solution of nonlinear
                                  simultaneous equations . . . . . . . . . 406--408
                     I. D. Hill   Note on Algorithms 25, 26. 25: Sort a
                                  section of the elements of an array by
                                  determining the rank of each element.
                                  26: Order the subscripts of an array
                                  section according to the magnitudes of
                                  the elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409--409
                  E. S. Deutsch   Correspondence: Comments on a line
                                  thinning algorithm . . . . . . . . . . . 412--412


The Computer Journal
Volume 23, Number 1, February, 1980

                     I. D. Hill   Correspondence: Jumping to some purpose  94--94

The Computer Journal
Volume 23, Number 2, May, 1980

                   N. B. Taylor   Correspondence: Jumping to some purpose  189--190

The Computer Journal
Volume 23, Number 3, August, 1980

                 G. L. Robinson   Correspondence: Jumping to some purpose  288--288


The Computer Journal
Volume 25, Number 2, May, 1982

              Marek Missala and   
                 Piotr Rudnicki   Correspondence: Jumping to some purpose  286--286


Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation
Volume 7, Number 44, October, 1953

                   Walter Soden   Note: a Method of Radix Conversion . . . 273--274