A Structured Programming Approach to Data by Derek Coleman (auth.)

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Calculation of Profit The calculations involved in each transaction are described below where q represents quantity, s selling price and c cost price. Transaction Type Sales Loss Purchase Return Gain Change in Stock Level -q -q +q +q +q Change in Profit (s- c)q -cq 0 -(s- c)q cq Solution The problem specification is typical of many commercial data processing programs. The updating of an old master file to give a new master file is the quintessential data processing job, and also, as in this problem the format and organisation of the files are frequently fixed by the problem specification rather than the programmer.

A function F: D ~ R, tells us how the elements of one set, the domain D, may be transformed into the elements of another, the rangeR. 1 Diagrammatic representation of some functions Consider the function squareof, it is normally specified by an algorithm; however, if its domain is made finite (for example, if we restrict it to positive integers less than 100) we could equally well specify square of by a linear table of range values, the value of squareof(i) occurring in the position corresponding to a;.

Friday) type ageofchild = (0 .. 14) In the first example a variable of type weekday may assume values monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday; in the second variable of type ageofchild may assume any non-negative integer less than 15. Subrange types are a matter of controversy and often it is better to specify variables as belonging to the full range and indicate the meaningful range by a comment statement at the point of declaration. We need only a few basic operations for the manipulation of unstructured types.

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