Electrical Engineering, 1952; revised text of a paper presetned at the joint AIEE-IRE computer conference 1951.
Condition: Very good overall, pages stapled at upper left, prev. owner's name-stamp at upper right, slight corner bends, pages clean.
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Item Descriptionplus another short article on MIT trial run (pencil notation Feb. 1952) unknown magazine article with photograph
Double-column text with photographs. The characteristics of this computer are presented along with contemplated improvements. A list of some of the actual problems handled is also included (from the text)
The Project Whirlwind is a high-speed computer activity sponsored at the Digital Computer Laboratory... of MIT, by the Office of Naval Research... The project began in 1945... but since about the beginning of 1947, most of its efforts have been devoted to the design and construction of the digital computer known as Whirlwind I....