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Special Issue on Computers, Proceedings of the IRE, January 1961; vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 1-416. Institute of Radio Engineers.

Special Issue on Computers, Proceedings of the IRE, January 1961; vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 1-416.

Instit. of Radio Engineers, January 1961, pp 1-416, references, diagrams etc.
Condition: Good overall, 8.5x11 blue and white paper wraps, thick issue of this journal; chipping of paper at spine ends, paper rubbed and some edgetears, some creasing and bending. Binding is secure, pages clean and unmarked.
Price: $25.00
Item no. M971
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Includes articles such as, Steps Toward Artificial Intelligence (Marvin Minsky); Self-Organizing Systems - a review and commentary; Developments in the Logical Organization of COmputer Arithmetic and Control Units (Beckman, F P Brooks, jr; and Lawless); Computer Memories -- a Survey of the State-of-the-Art (Jan A. Rajchman);

A Survey of Tunnel-Diode Digital Techniques (Sims, Becks and Kamm); Magnetic File Memory Design (Raffel; Crowther; Anderson and Herndon); The Development of the Flexible-Disk Magnetic Recorder (PEarson); Computer Generated Displays (Loewe, Sisson and Horowitz); Digital Data Communication Techniques (Wier);

A New Active-Passive Network Simulator for Transient Field Problems (Karplus); The Evolution of Programming Systems (Orchard-Hays); Advnaced COmputer Applications (Bauer; Gerlough and Granholm); Computers in Automatic Control Systems (Truxal)

European Electronic Data Processing - a report on the industry and the state-of-the-art (Isaac L. Auerbach); plus Correspondence; more
The cover suggests the major facets of current research in 'self-organizing' machines, a subset of the research applied to developing some form of 'artificial intelligence'. The block diagram suggests a machine that is learning the alphabet... The illustration of a neural net suggests the type of network researchers are using as a partial guide. The eye represents the type of sensor most often provided the machine in current research...' .