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Early digital computers at Bell Telephone Laboratories

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This article relates highlights from the digital computer development activities at Bell Telephone Laboratories for roughly the period 1937-1958. The history begins with a researcher using relays to build a binary adder on his home kitchen table, continues with relay computers designed for military use, and culminates with computers developed after Bell Labs invented the transistor

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 3 )