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Unicon is a programming language derived from the Icon language, which itself drew inspiration from SNOBOL and ALGOL. Unicon extends the capabilities of its predecessor by incorporating object-oriented programming features, such as classes and polymorphism, into Icon's procedural paradigm with backtracking search facilities. This combination allows for concise expressiveness in programs designed to manipulate strings or hierarchical structures by leveraging generators to produce sequences on-the-fly without needing to allocate large amounts of memory. With excellent computational efficiency, Unicon also maintains portability across different operating systems.