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. Assoc. for Computing Machinery, ACM.

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

Price: $250.00

Item Description

Includes 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.