Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation, IV number 32, October 1950.
The National Research Council, Wash., D.C., 1950, pp 181-259 inclusive.
Condition: Very Good, orig. graygreen cardstock covers, stapled binding, small ink numeral '32' for the issue number, along spine lower front cover, spine sunned; binding is tight and secure, pages clean and unmarked.
Keywords: mathematical tables and other aids to computation, computing machinery 1950, characteristics of the SEAC, early computers, computers in the 1950s
Categories: 1950's computers and computing, Highspots in the History of Computing
See all items by MTAC, Raymond Clare Archibald, Cannon, Craig, Erdelti, Lehmer
Item DescriptionIncludes, On a Special Case of a Quadrature Formula of Christoffel (A Reiz); New Information concerning Isaac Wolfram's Life and Calculations (R C Archibald);
Recent Mathematical Tables (BRL etc); errata; Unpublished mathematical tables;
Automatic Computing Machinery -- Technical Developments (Report on a Machine of the Institut Blaise Pascal; The Operating Characteristics of the SEAC)
Bibliography, Berkeley; Shannon; more; Other Aids to Computation - bibliography; Notes, more
Includes a page-long review of Edmund C Berkeley's book, Giant Brains or Machines That Think; observations on an article in Electronics magazine on, Electronic machines for business use; The Office of Naval Research's Digital Computer Newsletter of May 1950 which treats computer development projects at various institutions; and a half-page review of Claude E Shannon's article in Scientific American magazine, A Chess-playing Machine.