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Forming a Computer Science Center at the University of Maryland

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1 Author(s)
Minker, Jack ; Maryland Univ., College Park, MD

The use of and first courses on computers at Maryland began in the 1940s. The computer science center beginnings are examined in the context of founding director Werner C. Rheinboldt's noteworthy accomplishments to develop a computation facility with research and educational components, supported by John Menard, assistant director. William F. Atchison, who replaced Rheinboldt as Center director, continued these accomplishments

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 1 )