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Computer conferences and symposia
A COLLECTION OF 2 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Royal Society of London. "A discussion on computing machines" [in:] Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and physical sciences, vol. 195, 22 December 1948, pp.265-287. London: Cambridge University Press, 1949. 8vo, 15 plates, navy cloth, spine gilt, (bought from Judea Pearl, 1997), [T&W R121]
ii. Ferranti, Ltd. Conference on linear programming, May 1954. 4to, cloth-backed boards with library lamination and label, [T&W F45], Ferranti label loose from title-page
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The record of a special session of the Royal Society on the subject of automatic computing machines; “it was the first such session in England for which proceedings were published” (Tomash & Williams). Other papers published in this volume are by Douglas Rayner Hartree (1897-1958), “A historical survey of digital computing machines” [T&W H37; Origins of Cyberspace 651; Randell 1979 p.136]; Maxwell Herman Alexander Newman (1897-1984), “General principles of the design of all-purpose computing machines” [T&W N29; Randell 1979 p.154]; Sir Maurice Vincent Wilkes (1913-2010), “The design of a practical high-speed computing machine, the EDSAC” [T&W W65; Origins of Cyberspace 1018]; Sir Frederic Calland Williams (1911-1977), “A cathode-ray tube digit store” [T&W W85; Origins of Cyberspace 1065]; James Hardy Wilkinson (1919-1986), “The Automatic Computing Engine at the National Physical Laboratory” [T&W W77; Origins of Cyberspace 933]; Andrew Donald Booth (1919-2009), “Recent computer projects” [not in T&W; Origins of Cyberspace 490].

厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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