Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

The real creators of Cobol

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Sammet, Jean E. ; Bethesda, MD, USA

Contrary to persistent myths, a committee initially created Cobol in 1959, not one person. The article outlines the creation and mission of the committee that developed the language and a few of the major inputs and influences on Cobol's initial development, including the people actually involved. This material is based on documents from the 1959 committee work which are in the possession of the author

Published in:

Software, IEEE  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Mar/Apr 2000

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.