The Moore School Lectures

The Moore School Lectures

by Martin Campbell-Kelly, Michael R. Williams
     
 

Volume 9 in the Babbage Reprint Series makes the Moore School Lectures (1946) available for the first time. Delivered by such notable engineers and scientists as J.P. Eckert, J. Mauchly, H. Goldstine, A.W. Burks, and J. von Neumann at the University of Pennsylvania as a direct response to crucial new developments in the design and construction of the early stored

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Volume 9 in the Babbage Reprint Series makes the Moore School Lectures (1946) available for the first time. Delivered by such notable engineers and scientists as J.P. Eckert, J. Mauchly, H. Goldstine, A.W. Burks, and J. von Neumann at the University of Pennsylvania as a direct response to crucial new developments in the design and construction of the early stored program computer, the ENIAC, the lectures provide a comprehensive overview of the history of computing devices and digital and analog computing mechanisms; machine elements, including arithmetic circuits and the Selectron; numerical mathematical methods; and a detailed presentation of the ENIAC, the parallel type EDVAC, and the serial acoustic binary EDVAC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262031097
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
12/03/1985
Series:
Charles Babbage Institute Reprint, #9
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
604
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Martin Campbell-Kelly is Reader in Computer Science at the University of Warwick.

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