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When computers went to sea.

Author: David L Boslaugh
Publisher: United States, US: IEEE Computer Society, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the history of the United States Navy's secret development of code-breaking computers and their adaptation to solve a critical fleet radar data handling problem in the Navy's first seaborne  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Boslaugh
ISBN: 0471472204 9780471472209
OCLC Number: 538045758
Description: 467 pages
Contents: Preface.Introduction.1. Radar-New Eyes for the Fleet.2. A Lingering Problem.3. The Codebreaking Computers-A Digital Solution.4. Conception of a New System.5. Building a New System.6. No Damned Computer Is Going To Tell Me What To Do.7. In the Air, on Land, and Sea.8. New Horizons for Tactical Computers.9. Twilight of the Analogs.A. Joint Electronics Equipment Designation System.B. Table of Acronyms and Abbreviations.C. Univac NTDS Organization, December 1,1959.Bibliography.Index.


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