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Sperry Rand's first-generation computers, 1955-1960: hardware and software

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Sperry Rand Corporation was formed in 1955 by the merger of Remington Rand and Sperry Gyroscope. Remington Rand was an early entrant in the computer industry through its acquisitions of Engineering Research Associates and Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation. The article describes the major vacuum tube computers and the supporting software developed by Sperry Rand during the later 1950s.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 4 )