# Proceedings of an International Symposium on the Theory of Switching, 1957, parts I and II, 2 volumes.

Harvard Univ Press, MA 1959; volumes XXIX and XXX, Annals 29 & 30; 305 pp & 345 pp; 8x11, photographs, diagrams, references.

**Condition: ** Very Good dark blue hardcovers with gilt titles on spines, in Good+ dustjackets and clear acetate glassine jacket protectors; jacket shelfwear and rubbing, some chipping, thumbsized piece paperloss to jacket top of spine. Bindings are tight, pages are clean and unmarked, though prev. owner's bookplates on front pastedowns and name neatly in ink on each volume front endpage. Difficult to find any of the Annals in dustjackets, this is a handsome set of the Proceedings held in April, 1957.

**Keywords: ** annals harvard computation laboratory, theory of switching circuits, magnetic core 1950s, Logic of Fixed and Growing Automata Arthur W Burks

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# Item Description

Includes Analytic Treatment of Real Functions Given in Discrete Points Only (van der Pol); Survey of Research in the Theory of Relay Networks in the USSR (Gavrilov); Abstract Models (Householder); Algebraic Topological Methods in Synthesis (Roth); Decomposition of Switching Functions (Ashenhurst); Logical & Other Kinds of Independence (Kjelberg); Some Uses of Truth Tables (Singer);Abstract Models II (Stiefel);

Sets - Logics - Machines (Kurepa); The Logic of Fixed and Growing Automata (Arthur W Burks); An Algebra for Periodically Time-Varying Linear Binary Sequence Transducers (Huffman); A Theory of Asynchronous Circuits (Muller); Applicatoins of Graph Theory to the Synthesis of Contact Networks (Gould); Some Applications of Contact Grids (Svoboda); Contact Networks (Ekelof):

Some Relations Between the Theory of Contact Networks & conventional Network theory (Belevitch); Matrix Methods in the Theory of Switching (Semon); 2N-Terminal Contact Networks (Hohn); Multiple-Output Relay Switching Circuits (Calingaert); A Mathematical Theory for the Synthesis of Contact Networks with One Input and K Outputs (Povarov);

**Magnetic and Transistor Logic, I**(Ross); Switching Research in Spain (Santesmases); Principles of Transfluxor and Core Circuits (Rajchman); Transistors in Combinatorial Switching Circuits (Caldwell); Simultaneous-Access Matrix Storage Systems (Minnick); Analaysis of Magnetic-Amplifier Circuits (Bonn); A New Method of Designing Low-Level, High-Speed Semiconductor Logic Circuits (Cagle); Magnetic & Transistor Logic II (Ridenour); Magnetic-Core Logical Circuits (Woo); High-Speed Switching by Rotational Remagnetization (Callen); Magnetic Selectors (Karnaugh); The Use of Multipurpose Logical Devices (Dunham); Circuit Considerations and Logical Design with Direct-coupled Transistor Llogic (Kudlich);

**The State of Computer Circuits containing Memory Elements ( van Wijngaarden);**Symmetric Polynomials in Boolean algebras (Seshu); Some Logical Requirements for the Control of Switching Networks (Holbrook); Remarks on the Design of Sequential Circuits (Rubinoff); Some Aspects of Switching Algebra (Higonnet);

**The shortest Path Through a Maze (Moore); Switching Research in Germany (Walther);**A Graphical Method for the Synthesis of Multiterminal Contact Networks (Roginskij); Chemical switches (Green); The Woven Cryotron Memory (Slade); Microwave Logic (Lewis).

*'Prior to the advent of large-scale digital computers, switching theory was concerned primarily with the theory of relay-contact networks. Since that time the invention of many new switches, including rectifiers, transistors, and magnetic cores, and the burgeoning growth in both variety and number of applications have considerably broadened its scope' (Howard Aiken,*Preface page v).