This paper describes the approach used by a nonexpert to design a lens by using the LASL lens design code for an IBM 7094 computer. The example lens, the author’s first attempt at lens designing, is to be used as an objective in a high-speed rotating-mirror smear camera.
Max A. Winkler, "A Computer Designed Lens by a Nonexpert," Appl. Opt. 5, 1019-1021 (1966)