Accession Number:

ADA028255

Title:

Can Structured Programs be Efficient.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV-MILWAUKEE DEPT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

By using a new method for comparing the power of control structures, we give evidence that there are provable quantitative differences among various control structures. The key result discussed in this note states that there are natural goto programs which can only be simulated by structured programs that are either very large or very slow. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE