|Re: Jensen Device email@example.com (1998-03-30)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Weaver)|
|Date:||30 Mar 1998 21:41:11 -0500|
>3. Could someone provide me with a reference to the paper, in which Jensen's
> device was first described? Is this paper written by Mr. Jensen himself,
> or by someone else?
>4. Who is Mr. Jensen, when and how he discovered his famous "device"?
In "Description of Algol 60", Heinz Rutishauser, Springer-Verlag,
1967, section 52 of Appendix A is "The Jensen Device". Footnote 1,
page 248 says only "Proposed in 1960 by J. Jensen of the
An early paper is "An implementation of Algol 60 procedures",
Nord. Tidskr. Inform.-Behand. 1,1, pp.38-47. Jensen, J and Naur,
P. 1961. However, I do not know if this paper includes a description
of the "Jensen device".
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