BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 1–6 | Cite as

Computer type instruments

  • Aarre Aaltonen


In the history of the art of measurement, computer type instruments have been in existence for a very short time. They can still be considered by-products of the computer technology, but there is no doubt that computer type instruments will in a future have the same importance for the human welfare and the evolution of sciences as electronic computers have to-day. In this article two examples are described, related to paper industry and nuclear physics research.


Computational Mathematic Computer Technology Electronic Computer Human Welfare Paper Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aarre Aaltonen
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  1. 1.Finnish Cable Works Co. LtdHelsinkiFinland

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