The Tower of
Special Purpose Languages
(aka Problem-Oriented Languages)
A set of programming languages that are designed for the development of programs in specialized areas, frequently pertaining to specific "professions".
These languages can take on the style of any the other paradigms, but generally are procedural.
Our examples: Linda, parallel versions of FORTRAN, STRUDL,
PANIC, CIRCUIT, Mathematica, Excel
Last Updated 03/22/2000
J.A.N. Lee, 2000