Research Directions Profile in the Computing Museum of the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia (IMCS)

  • Rihards Balodis
  • Juris Borzovs
  • Inara Opmane
  • Andrejs Skuja
  • Evija Ziemele
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 350)

Abstract

The article describes the development of information technology in Latvia, in IMCS, to the middle of the 1990s. The history of IMCS represents the usage of computers in typical computing centers in the former Soviet Union and the transformation from computing center to research institution. It also represents Latvian collaboration with the Nordic countries that provided political, scientific, and technological support. Historical documents, computer parts, and photos are collected in the Computer Museum of IMCS.

Keywords

Computing museum history of computing technology Latvia research institute 

References

  1. 1.
    Lehtisalo, K.: The History of NORDUnet: Twenty-Five Years of Networking Cooperation in the Nordic Countries, http://www.nordu.net/history/TheHistoryOfNordunet_simple.pdf

Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rihards Balodis
    • 1
  • Juris Borzovs
    • 1
  • Inara Opmane
    • 1
  • Andrejs Skuja
    • 1
  • Evija Ziemele
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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