Item #M824 Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation, IV number 32, October 1950. MTAC, Raymond Clare Archibald, Cannon, Craig, Erdelti, Lehmer.

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

Price: $200.00

Item Description

Includes, 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Recent Mathematical Tables (BRL etc); errata; Unpublished mathematical tables;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.