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The Origins of Digital Computers

Selected Papers

  • Brian Randell

Part of the Texts and Monographs in Computer Science book series (MCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Introduction

    1. David Gries
      Pages 1-7
  3. Analytical Engines

  4. Tabulating Machines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-131
    2. H. Hollerith
      Pages 133-143
    3. H.-J. Dreyer, A. Walther
      Pages 155-157
  5. Zuse and Schreyer

  6. Aiken and IBM

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-194
    2. Howard Aiken
      Pages 195-201
    3. Howard H. Aiken, Grace M. Hopper
      Pages 203-222
    4. W. J. Eckert
      Pages 223-232
    5. John W. Sheldon, Liston Tatum
      Pages 233-239
  7. Bell Telephone Laboratories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-245
    2. G. R. Stibitz
      Pages 247-252
    3. O. Cesareo
      Pages 253-256
    4. Joseph Juley
      Pages 257-261
  8. The Advent of Electronic Computers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-301
    2. E. William Phillips
      Pages 303-314
    3. V. Bush
      Pages 337-343
    4. J. A. Rajchman, G. A. Morton, A. W. Vance
      Pages 345-347
    5. B. Randell
      Pages 349-354
    6. H. H. Goldstine, Adele Goldstine
      Pages 359-373
  9. Stored Program Electronic Computers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 375-381
    2. John von Neumann
      Pages 383-392
    3. John W. Mauchly
      Pages 393-397
    4. Arthur W. Burks, Herman H. Goldstine, John von Neumann
      Pages 399-413
    5. F. C. Williams, T. Kilburn
      Pages 415-416
    6. M. V. Wilkes, W. Renwick
      Pages 417-421
    7. W. Renwick
      Pages 423-429
  10. Analytical Engines

    1. H. P. Babbage
      Pages 581-581
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 431-580

About this book

Keywords

Computers Datenverarbeitung History of Computer Science computer computer science

Editors and affiliations

  • Brian Randell
    • 1
  1. 1.Computing LaboratoryUniversity of Newcastle upon TyneNewcastle upon TyneEngland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-61812-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-61814-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-61812-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-603X
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