Coded Character Sets: History and Development
The standards process. Terms and concepts. Early codes. The duals of BCDIC. The size of BCDIC. The size and structure of PTTC. The structure of EBCDIC. The sequence of EBCDIC. The duals of EBCDIC. The graphic subsets of EBCDIC. The card code of EBCDIC. The new PTTC. The size and structure of ASCII. The sequence of ASCII. Which bit first?. Decimal ASCII. Which Hollerith?. Katakana and the Hollerith card code. What is a CPU code?. ASCII in 8-bit interchange environment. The alphabetic extender problem. Graphic subsets for the government. Which ASCII? Logical or, logical not. A comparison of contiguous, noncontiguous, and interleaved alphabets. Code extension examples. The 96-column card code. Glossary. Index.
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64-character 7-Bit Code alphabetics American applications ASCII assigned associated Binary bit patterns Block Bottom byte called capital letters card code Chapter character set code positions code table collating sequence columns common complexity considered contiguous control characters criteria Criterion data processing decided Decimal ASCII decision described developed digit discussed EBCDIC equipment example exception extenders four functions graphic characters graphics hole patterns Hollerith Card Code implemented Katakana Keypunch Left letters Line Logical lower-case meaning needed noted numerics operations particular possible printer printing problem programming proposed PTTC PTTC/EBCD punched card reason recorded referred relationship represent representation respectively result Right Separator sequence shift shown in Fig Space character specials standards committee structure subset symbols track translation transmission upper Version
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International Journal of Man-machine Studies, Volume 16
No preview available - 1982