Accession Number : AD0908424

Title :   Compass Test Language (CTL) Syntax and Parser.

Descriptive Note : Appendix to research study final rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS COMPUTER ASSOCIATES INC WAKEFIELD

Personal Author(s) : Muntz, Charles ; Karr, M. ; Loveman, D. ; Sattley, K. ; Warshall, S.

Report Date : JAN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 101

Abstract : This report presents a bounded context BNF version of the syntax of CTL (COMPASS Test Language) as processed by TWS (Translator Writer System). This report serves as an appendix to the MAIDS Technical Report, 'A Preliminary Design for a New Programming Language for Automatic Test Equipment', Letter Report N7000-8-73, Frankford Arsenal. TWS was used to analyze the grammar of CTL and demonstrated the facile parseability of the language.

Descriptors :   *PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, *GRAMMARS, *COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, MAINTENANCE, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, SYNTAX, COMPILERS, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, COMPUTER LOGIC, AUTOMATION, TEST METHODS, ARMY EQUIPMENT, TEST EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Linguistics
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE