PAPAC-00, A Do-It-Yourself Paper Computer, in, Communications of the ACM, September 1959. Rollin Mayer.
PAPAC-00, A Do-It-Yourself Paper Computer, in, Communications of the ACM, September 1959
PAPAC-00, A Do-It-Yourself Paper Computer, in, Communications of the ACM, September 1959

PAPAC-00, A Do-It-Yourself Paper Computer, in, Communications of the ACM, September 1959.

Association for Computing Machinery, volume 2, number 9, September 1959, article on pp. 55-59 inclusive; 60 pages plus advertisements, double-column text, illustrations.

Condition: Very Good, 8.5x11 white paper covers, stapled binding sound and secure, pages clean, unmarked, light toning and thumbing; individual issue.

Price: $55.00

Item Description

Includes, Central European Computers (Nelson Blackman); A proposal for a generalized card code for 266 characters (R W Bemer); ALGOL sun-committee report, extensions; Remarks on ALGOL and symbol manipulation; IBM 709 Tape Matrix Compiler (Hornick); Survey of progress and trend of development and use of Automatic Data Processing in business and management control systems of the federal government, as of December 1957 -- III; News and Notices;

PAPAC-00, A Do-It-Yourself Paper Computer by Rollin Mayer -- includes 2 full-page drawings illlustrating the patterns to be cut out and put together. 'In less than an hour you can build the simplified digital computer shown in Figure 1, using only a pair of scissors, three dozen common pins, and the parts shown in figures 1 and 2...The PAPAC-00, a 2-register, 1-bit fixed instruction, binary digital computer.