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Women's contributions to early computing at the National Bureau of Standards

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1 Author(s)
Gurer, D.W. ; SRI Int., Menlo Park, CA, USA

The U.S. National Bureau of Standards (NBS) was instrumental in the development of what is now known as the field of numerical analysis and had a worldwide influence in defining the role of electronic computers in the scientific community. Women played key roles in all aspects of early computing in the NBS, including mathematics, programming, engineering, and management. The paper outlines some of the substantial contributions of women in the early days of computing at the NBS

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 3 )