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Makin' numbers : Howard Aiken and the computer

Author: I Bernard Cohen; Gregory W Welch; Robert V D Campbell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1999.
Series: History of computing.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Makin' numbers.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98043964
(OCoLC)39785347
Named Person: Howard H Aiken; Howard H Aiken
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: I Bernard Cohen; Gregory W Welch; Robert V D Campbell
ISBN: 0585130434 9780585130439
OCLC Number: 43476628
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 279 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The Name "Mark I" --
Introducing Howard Aiken / I. Bernard Cohen --
Aiken's Machines --
Proposed Automatic Calculating Machine / Howard Aiken --
Aiken's First Machine: The IBM ASCC/Harvard Mark I / Robert Campbell --
Constructing the IBM ASCC (Harvard Mark I) / Charles Bashe --
Programming Mark I / Richard Bloch --
Mark II, an Improved Mark I / Robert Campbell --
Aiken's Alternative Number System / Henry Tropp --
Aiken's Program of Instruction and Training --
Aiken and the Harvard "Comp Lab" / Frederick Brooks Jr. --
Aiken as a Teacher / Peter Calingaert --
Aiken's Program in a Harvard Setting / Gregory Welch (concluding note by Adam Rabb Cohen) --
Recollections --
Commander Aiken and My Favorite Computer / Grace Hopper --
Reminiscences of Aiken during World War II and Later / Richard Bloch --
Reminiscences of the Boss / Anthony Oettinger --
A View from Overseas / Maurice Wilkes --
Aiken at Home, 1973 / Henry Tropp --
In His Own Words --
Aiken in His Own Words / Gregory Welch --
Appendixes --
Specifications of Aiken's Four Machines / Robert Campbell, Peter Strong --
Aiken's Doctoral Students and Their Dissertations.
Series Title: History of computing.
Other Titles: Making numbers
Responsibility: edited by I. Bernard Cohen and Gregory W. Welch with cooperation of Robert V.D. Campbell.

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