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The Early British Computer Conferences ; Charles Babbage Institute reprint series for History of Computing volume 14. Michael R. Williams, Martin Campbell-Kelly, Charles Babbage Institute reprint series for History of Computing.

The Early British Computer Conferences ; Charles Babbage Institute reprint series for History of Computing volume 14.

MIT Press & Tomash Publishers, 1989; 508 pages, Index, diagrams; volume 14 in the series.
Condition: Very Good overall, large oversized hardcover, maroon-red cloth, titles in gilt on cover & spine; 8.5 x 11.5; upper corners bumped, spine heel slight crimp, slight play in the hinge joints causing creakiness, smudge across lower textblock. Overall sound, clean, pages unmarked.
Price: $100.00
Item no. K6278
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Contents includes -- Report of a Conference on High Speed Automatic Calculating Machines (University Mathematical Laboratory, Cambridge University, 22-25 June 1949); Manchester University Computer, Inaugural Conference (Manchester University, 9-12 July 1951); International Symposium on Automatic Digital Computation (National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, March 1953).

Covers British machines such as The Pilot ACE; the EDSAC (by M V Wilkes); Operating & Engineering experience gained with LEO; MADAM (by F C Williams); MOSAIC (by A W M Coombs); microprogramming; conversion routines; mathematics and computers; mathematical tables; cathode ray tube storage (by T Kilburn); mercury delay line storage (by M A Wright); Medium size digital computing machines such as the Harwell Computer; the APE(X) C electronic calculator; the Elliott-NRDC Computer 401, more. Automatic DIgital Computation opening address by D R Hartree.