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July 14, 1995

The Numerical Algorithms Group is celebrating 25 years in mathematical software. Founded by Brian Ford and Steve Hague at Nottingham University, NAG moved to Oxford in 1973 and now has a staff of nearly 100. Perhaps more remarkable than the company's longevity is the continuing rude health of the Fortran language, invented in 1956. Fortran programs are still a major part of NAG's business.

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