SNOBOL


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SNOBOL

(ˈsnəʊbɒl)
n
(Computer Science) String Oriented Symbolic Language: a computer-programming language for handling strings of symbols
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Cameo Copper, Brass and Porcelain Cleaner, Cameo Aluminum and Stainless Steel Cleaner, Snobol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, and the original Parson's Ammonia are household names that date back to the 1950's.
CTL is a software language targeted to SOC DFT, just as COBOL is targeted to business applications and SNOBOL to string manipulation for text editing.
He wrote a SNOBOL program to solve the problem of harmonizing the unfigured bass (given a sequence of bass notes, infer the chords and voice leadings that accompany these bass notes) by means of a set of rules such as "if the bass of a triad descends a semitone, then the next bass note has a sixth." The main goal of Rothgeb was not the automatic harmonization itself but testing of the computational soundness of two bass harmonization theories from the eighteenth century.