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Mauchly, John W. (John William) 1907-1980

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Works: 35 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 126 library holdings
Genres: History 
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Most widely held works by John W Mauchly
by John W Mauchly ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of letters, papers, journals, computer printouts, etc
Sperry Univac Point of View speech by John W Mauchly ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Address given at Sperry Univac's 1973 Point of View meeting in Rome. Mauchly discusses his early use of computers at Ursinus College in weather prediction and his determination that calculators using vacuum tubes to function at much higher speeds were feasible. He recounts his move to the Moore School of Electrical Engineering and his failure to interest anyone other than J. Presper Eckert in his research. He explains how they were able to obtain funding to build the ENIAC, the first electronic digital calculator, only after proposing its use for ballistic calculations. Finally, he describes the funding of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation UNIVAC computer by the National Bureau of Standards
Can machines think? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This program discusses the scientific and business uses of computers, such as calculating 1950 census data for the U.S. Bureau of Census. It also shows the assembly of UNIVAC (universal automatic computer) at the Remington Rand plant. Dr. John W. Mauchly explains and demonstrates how a computer works, including creation of the magnetic tapes that give instruction to a computer. The program concludes that no, a computer cannot think
Influence of programming techniques on the design of computers by Grace Murray Hopper ( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Oral history interview with John W. Mauchly by John W Mauchly ( )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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