Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, 1956 complete year, 4 individual issues; January, April, July, October 1956, volume 3 numbers 1, 2, 3, 4.
ACM, 1956; 404 pages inclusive in 4 separate issues; inclusion of Digital Computer Newsletter at rear of issues.
Condition: Very Good, original tan paper wraps, slight crease and bumps to upper righthand spine end January issue; all bindings sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked.
Keywords: Digital Computer Newsletter, Whrlwind, IBM 650, ACM journals
Categories: 1950's computers and computing, Computer Science, General Histories and References, Hardware, Programming and Programming Languages, Assembly and Machine Language, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, ACM Association for Computing Machinery
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Item DescriptionIncludes the Digital Computer Newsletter with contemporary brief news and notes about 1950s computers and installations, Office of Naval Research, reprinted as supplements to the Journal
January -- Includes, An Optimizing Program for the IBM 650 (Gordon); A Subroutine for Computations with rational number (Henrici);
Automatic Computations with Power Series (Henrici); Simulation of Digital Filters on an Electronic Analog Computer (Wadel); and More.
Also inlcudes News and Notices section, with information about the computers and installations and companies of 1956; also, Digital Computer Newsletter, with then-current computer industry news, including Computers in the U.S. - Aberdeen Proving Ground computers; ELECOM 50 Digtial Computer; IAS celectronic computer project; Remington Rand Division; SWAC at University of California; WHIRLWIND I, July through September 1955; and more; Also -- Components; Computers overseas; Miscellaneious (IBM Reorganization; New Electronic computer publication; more)
April --- Bibliogrpaphy on Numerical Analysis by Alston S. Householder (lists 321 items) ; Digital Computer Newsletter at rear includes briefs about ELECOM, ILLIAC, JOHNNIAC, NORC, Whirlwind and more
July -- The High-speed Electronic Calculating Machine of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., by Lebedev; An integrated computation system for the ERA-1103, by Walter F. Bauer; Digital Computer Newsletter at rear includes information about, UNIVAC airlines reservation system, RAYDAC, SWAC and SEAC, Franlin Institute Laboratories computing center, AEC computing center at NYU, etc; overseas computers Elliott Brothers Limited, London; FINAC Italy; PEGASUS, Ferranti Limited, England; components including Magnetic Core Storage Unit, and Multi-million bit storage system, and MORE
October -- Papers devoted to the IBM 701 computer -- The PACT I coding system for the IBM Type 701 by Charles L. Baker; Logical Organization of the PACT I compiler, by Owen R. Mock; more on the PACT I; Digital Computer Newsletter includes announcement of the first SAGE computer installed; LARC, RAYDAC, Stock Exchange Automation in Canada; Univac Scientific 1103A; Whirlwind 1 for April, May and June 1956; computing centers; Computers overseas incl DEUCE, the English Electric Co, England, and European Univac Center; Components such as Cardatron, punched card input-output system, and Datatron, floating point control unit; and MORE.