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Volume 1, Number 1, Page 51 (1962)
Nontopical Issue
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Tables, flow charts, and program logic

by M. Montalbano
'Decision' tables are introduced with reference to business data processing. A method of verifying both the completeness and consistency of a problem description is given. The conversion of tables to computer programs is considered and a technique of obtaining a computer program which minimizes the branching requirements with respect to both memory and execute time is included. Program debugging and program modification are also discussed.
Related Subjects: Programming