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 for ''algol w''
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A derivative of ALGOL 60.  It introduced double
     precision, complex numbers, bit strings and dynamic data
     structures.  It is parsed entirely by operator precedence
     and used the call-by-value-result calling convention.
     ["A Contribution to the Development of Algol", N. Wirth, CACM
     9(6):413-431, June 1966].
     ["ALGOL W Implementation", H. Bauer et al, TR CS98, Stanford
     U, 1968].

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