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Memoirs of a computer pioneer

Author: M V Wilkes
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1985.
Series: MIT Press series in the history of computing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maurice Wilkes was one of the leading scientific explorers in the development of the modern digital computer. He directed the Mathematical Laboratory (later named the Computer Laboratory) at Cambridge University, where he and his team built the EDSAC, the first stored program digital computer to go into service. Wilkes describes in nontechnical detail the growth of EDSAC and its successor, EDSAC 2, his introduction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
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Named Person: M V Wilkes; M V Wilkes; M V Wilkes; M V Wilkes; Maurice V Wilkes; Maurice V Wilkes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M V Wilkes
ISBN: 0262231220 9780262231220
OCLC Number: 11866212
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series Title: MIT Press series in the history of computing.
Responsibility: by Maurice V. Wilkes.

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