US Dept of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, Gov. Printing Office, 1955, first edition; 146 pages, illustrations, diagrams, photographs.
Condition: Very Good, reddish-brown cloth hardcover, titles in gilt on cover and spine, a bit dulled but legible, slight shelfwear, binding is secure and sound, pages clean, unmarked.
Categories: 1950's computers and computing, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Hardware, Highspots in the History of Computing, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Miscellaneous
See all items by NBS Circular 551
Item DescriptionIncludes, SEAC by S. Greenwald, SN Alexander and Ruth Haueter; Dynamic circuitry techniques used in SEAC and DYSEAC by R D Elbourn and RP Witt;
DYSEAC by AL Leiner, SN Slexander, and RP WItt; System design of the SEACH and DYSEAC *AL Leiner, WA Notz, JL Smith, and A Weinberger; High-speed Memory development at theNational Bureau of Standards (Slutz, Holt, Witt and Friedman); Input-output Devices for NBS computers (JL Pike and EF Ainsworth);
Operational experience with SEAC (JH Wright, PD Shupe, JW Cooper); SEAC -- review of three years of operation (Shupe and Kirsch)
This vollume presents reports on varoius aspects of the computer program (at the NBS) from 1946 through 1953, based largely on the work and experience relating to SEAC and DYSEAC. Such topics as systems development, engineering development, design, construction, and maintenance of computer equipment are covered. The introduction summarizes the history of this program n the Electronic Computers Laboratory of the Electronics Division... (A V Astin, director; from the Foreword).