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History of Nordic Computing 2: Second IFIP WG 9.7 Conference, HiNC 2, Turku, Finland, August 21-23, 2007, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

History of Nordic Computing 2: Second IFIP WG 9.7 Conference, HiNC 2, Turku, Finland, August 21-23, 2007, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

by John Impagliazzo, Timo Jïrvi, Petri Paju


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642037566
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/23/2009
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology , #303
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 323
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Keynote Addresses.- Organizing the History of Computing.- Provisioning of Safe Train Control in Nordic Countries.- Computing and Computer Science in the Soviet Baltic Region.- Working with History and Its Usability.- What Do IT-People Know about the Nordic History of Computers and User Interfaces?.- Increasing the Museum Value of Information Technology Objects.- Preserving Our Digital Heritage: Experiences from the Pelikonepeijoonit Project.- From Computing Machines to IT.- Agentization in Computing: How to Ameliorate the Consequences of the History Today?.- Computer Fiction: “A Logic Named Joe”.- Computer System Perspectives.- Annotations of First Generation Systems Development in Sweden.- Centralized versus Decentralized Information Systems.- University Computing.- Scientific Computers at the Helsinki University of Technology during the Post Pioneering Stage.- Tool or Science? The History of Computing at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.- The Development of University Computing in Sweden 1965–1985.- University Education.- Information Processing – Administrative Data Processing.- FORTRAN II – The First Computer Language Used at the University of Iceland.- Computers, Policies and Politics.- The Development of Computer Policies in Government, Political Parties, and Trade Unions in Norway 1961–1983.- Computer Industry as a National Task.- Information Systems and Software Engineering Research and Education in Oulu until the 1990s.- The Impact of Computer Science on the Development of Oulu ICT during 1985–1990.- Perspectives on Computer Applications.- Reflections of Computing Experiences in a Steel Factory in the Early 1960s.- Early Use of the Computer for Adjusting Triangulation in Iceland.- Data Processing with Unit Record Equipment in Iceland.- Publishing and Communication Applications.- Computerized Typesetting and Other New Applications in a Publishing House.- The Early Days of Computer Aided Newspaper Production Systems.- Modernizing Text and Data Networks in the Early 1980s.- Lexicography for IBM.- Software Histories.- The Development of Software Testing in Finland 1950–2000.- History of Computer Playing.- An Early Danish Computer Game.- Demoscene Platforms: A Case Study on the Adoption of Home Computers.- Panel Discussions.- IT Museums and Related Projects in the Nordic Countries.- University Education on Computers.

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