• WordNet 3.6
    • n FORTRAN a high-level programing language for mathematical and scientific purposes; stands for formula translation
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In news:

To demonstrate the efficacy of our approach, we have implemented our compiler analysis in the Fortran 90D/HPF compiler developed at Syracuse University.
Oct 15, 1956: Fortran Forever Changes Computing's Fortunes.
Fortran development team leader John Backus, left, and computer scientist John Cocke, circa 1966, on a souvenir matchbook.
Fortran , the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time.
Fortran creator John Backus dies.
Backus, 82, Fortran Developer, Dies.
Team that created Fortran , the first widely used programming language, which helped open the door to modern computing, died on Saturday at his home in Ashland, Ore.
Daniel Crowl, "A Real-Time Fortran Executive," IEEE Micro, vol 5, no.
A Real-Time Fortran Executive IS - 4 SN - 0272-1732 SP48 EP66 EPD - 48-66 A1.
A public beta release of Nvidia's PGI CUDA-enabled Fortran compiler is now available for use in application development.
Nvidia Announces CUDA Fortran Compiler Beta.
Rose, H Hellerman, "Portable Character Processing in Fortran and Fixed Integer Environments," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol 2, no.
In the 1950s the key innovations were programming languages such as Fortran and Lisp.
Coker H&G Engineering Glasgow, UK An interactive Fortran 77 program, named MTRANS, has been developed for short-cut distillation tower calculations based upon the derived method of the Hengstebeck-Geddes equation.

In science:

It then generates FORTRAN codes for calculating the corresponding cross section on the basis of the amplitude of each diagram.
Integration of GRACE and PYTHIA
The user process interface discussed here is not intended as a replacement for HEPEVT , which is the standard Fortran common block for interface between generators and analysis/detector simulation.
Generic User Process Interface for Event Generators
The ”GRACE output code” is a set of FORTRAN codes for calculating the matrix element of a specified process, according to a set of kinematical variables specifying a phase-space point.
GR@PPA_4b: A Four Bottom Quark Production Event Generator for PP/PPbar Collisions
S.W. thanks Peter Kolb for the FORTRAN code for calculating the nuclear overlap function which was used to initialize the TTHM time evolution.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
Hou & Li (2006) have recently released results where the initial condition of Kerr (1993) was used exactly as originally programmed by using my old Fortran coding.
Computational Euler History