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Reflections on the history of computing : preserving memories and sharing stories

Author: Arthur Tatnall
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: IFIP advances in information and communication technology, 387.
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This book is a collection of refereed invited papers on the history of computing from the 1940s to the 1990s with one paper going back to look at Italian calculating/computing machines from the first century to the 20th century. The 22 papers cover a wide range of computing related topics such as specific early computer systems, their construction, their use and their users; software programming and operating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Tatnall
ISBN: 9783642338991 3642338992
OCLC Number: 819733147
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Australia's WREDAC --
ItWas Rocket Science / John Deane --
Remembering LEO / Frank Land --
A Possible First Use of CAM/CAD / Norman Sanders --
Roberto Busa (1913-2011), Pioneer of Computers for the Humanities / Corrado Bonfanti --
Micro Programming / Herman Spanjersberg --
Experiences and Reflections / Harold 'Bud' Lawson --
Information Systems Degrees in Australia: The Genesis / Audra Lukaitis, Stasys Lukaitis and Bill Davey --
Looking Back / Martha E. (Hinds) Crosby --
The Impact of the Y2K Event on the Popularity of the Pick Database Environment / Stasys Lukaitis --
Evolution of Computer Science Education in the Purview of Free Education / S.T. Nandasara --
Evolution of Computer Education in Spain: From Early Times to the Implementation of the Bologna Agreement / Ramon Puigjaner --
The History of Computer Language Selection / Kevin R. Parker and Bill Davey --
History of Data Centre Development / Rihards Balodis and Inara Opmane --
Early Italian Computing Machines and Their Inventors / Silvio Hénin --
Computing for the Masses? Constructing a British Culture of Computing in the Home / Tilly Blyth --
Reflections on the History of Computer Education in Schools in Victoria / Arthur Tatnall and Bill Davey --
From the History of Russian Computer Science / Yakov Fet --
Hungarian Scientists in Information Technology / Győző Kovács --
Information Technology in Italy: The Origins and the Early Years (1954 --
1965) / Corrado Bonfanti --
Institutional Nostalgia --
Museum Victoria's Cabinet of Computing Curiosities / David Demant and Arthur Tatnall --
The Changing Face of the History of Computing: The Role of Emulation in Protecting Our Digital Heritage / David Anderson, Janet Delve and Vaughan Powell --
My Fascination with Computing History / John Impagliazzo.
Series Title: IFIP advances in information and communication technology, 387.
Responsibility: Arthur Tatnall (ed.).
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