WorldCat Identities

Burks, Alice R. 1920-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 24 publications in 2 languages and 1,464 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Patents 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA76.17, 004.09
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Most widely held works by Alice R Burks
Who invented the computer? : the legal battle that changed computing history by Alice R Burks( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the facts surrounding the 1973 federal trial that dealt with the dispute over which company invented the first "automatic electronic digital computer."
The first electronic computer : the Atanasoff story by Alice R Burks( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leela and the leopard hunt by Alice R Burks( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dare ga konpyūta o hatsumeishitaka( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history interview with Arthur W. Burks and Alice R. Burks by Arthur W Burks( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Burks describes his work on the ENIAC and Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) computers. He reviews his upbringing, education, and work experiences (mainly teaching) before joining the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering in 1941. He then discusses his associations with J. Presper Eckert, John Mauchly, John Brainerd, Herman Goldstine, and others and their work at the Moore School. Various aspects of the ENIAC project are discussed in detail: interactions of project members, division of tasks, decision making processes, patenting issues, initial operation, and von Neumann's association with the Moore School and the ENIAC and EDVAC projects
--from one John V. Atanasoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Through interviews, reenactments, and historical material, recounts the invention of the first electronic digital computer at Iowa State University in 1939 by John V. Atanasoff
 
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Who invented the computer? : the legal battle that changed computing history
Alternative Names
Alice Burks Author

Burks, Alice R.

Burks, Alice R. 1920-

Burks, Alice Rowe 1920-

Rowe, Burks Alice

バークス, アリス・R

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The first electronic computer : the Atanasoff story