Item #C06248 Communications of the ACM, tribute issue to John W Mauchly 1907-1980. John W. Mauchly, J Presper Eckert.

Communications of the ACM, tribute issue to John W Mauchly 1907-1980.

Assoc Computing Machinery, NY, March 1980, volume 23 number 3; pp141-196 + 34 pgs adverts.

Condition: Very Good- overall, corner crease upper right with thumbed corners of pages; bump to lower spine, slight edgewear; binding is sound, pages are clean & unmarked; double-column text, 8.5x11.

Keywords: mauchly eckert, history of computing pioneers, mauchly obituary, tribute to John Mauchly, region representation

Price: $25.00

Item Description

Photo of Mauchly on front cover;
Special Section Honoring John W Mauchly -- John W. Mauchly (Daniel D McCracken); A Tribute to John William Mauchly (Isaac L. Auerbach); Eulogy (J Presper Eckert).

Also included in this issue are other articles -- General Considerations on the Design of an interactive system for Data Analysis (Robert F Ling);

Research contributions - Computing Methodologies - A Generalized Text Editor (Christopher W Fraser); Region Representation - Quadtrees from Boundary Codes (Hanan Samet); Region Representation - Boundary Codes from Quadtrees (Charles Dyer, Azriel Rosenfeld, Hanan Samet);

Systems and PRogramming - A Linear Algorithm for Copying Binary Trees Using Bounded Workspace (K P Lee); Features incl. technical correspondence - Representation of the Simulation Event Set, Encoding of Line Numbers; ACM news etc.