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GEORGE is a programming language for scientific computation and numerical analysis. The language was developed in the late 1970s at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as an extension of FORTRAN-IV. Its syntax is similar to that of FORTRAN with additional features for handling linear algebra, differential equations, and other mathematical operations used in engineering and scientific applications. GEORGE provides non-standard data types like vectors and matrices to facilitate concise expression of these mathematical constructs within the code itself without having to use external libraries or routines. Despite its capabilities, GEORGE has been largely phased out with newer languages providing similar functionality through libraries or built-in methods within more widely used languages such as MATLAB and Python's NumPy package.

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