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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

Issue 3 • July-Sept. 1999

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  • Computers in Russia: science, education, and industry

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):4 - 15
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    The history of Russian computer development is described from the first experiments in 1948 to modern times. In the past decade (1989-99), in connection with the change in the general political situation-the disintegration of the Soviet Union into independent states and the economic crisis in Russia-the conditions have changed for scientific research and education in the field of computers. In con... View full abstract»

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  • Computers in Lithuania

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):31 - 37
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    Computers, computer science, and computer engineering have more than 50 years of history in Lithuania. We describe the main directions of research and industrial applications. Also, we present the development of education in computer science and engineering, called informatics in Europe and Lithuania. View full abstract»

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  • Computers in Belarus: chronology of the main events

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):61 - 70
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    The author presents a list of events chronicling the historical development of computing in Belarus (Eastern Europe). The list certainly shows that computer scientists were active in Belarus-particularly in several of the major areas of programming and hardware-and it provides a starting point, with names and dates, for further research. View full abstract»

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  • Robert John Lansdown

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):66 - 67
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  • John Lions [Obituary]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 67
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  • Charles E. Molnar [Obituary]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):67 - 69
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  • Jonathan Postel

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):69 - 70
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  • David Ewing Duncan, Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle to Determine a True and Accurate Year [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 75
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  • James A. Anderson and Edward Rosenfeld, Eds., Talking Nets: An Oral History of Neural Networks [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 75
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  • Paul Levinson, The Soft Edge: A Natural History and Future of the Information Revolution [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 76
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  • Susanne K. Schmidt and Raymund Werle, Coordinating Technology: Studies in the International Standardization of Telecommunications [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):76 - 77
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  • J.C. Herz (edited by Michael Pietsch), Joystick Nation: How Video Games Ate Our Quarters, Stole Our Hearts, and Rewired Our Minds [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):77 - 78
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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  • On the history of computer science, computer engineering, and computer technology development in Slovakia

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):38 - 48
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    The history of computer developments in Czechoslovakia spans the period from the end of World War II until recent times, when the country split into two: the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This is an account of those developments. When the area was one country, the story includes information about the entire national picture, but we have, in this article, put particular emphasis on those events occu... View full abstract»

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  • History of computer developments in Romania

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):58 - 60
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    The article describes computer developments in Romania. It starts from its beginnings in the 1950s, building first-generation computers, up to the 1990s, when Romania started to develop a market economy and connected to the Internet. Among the topics discussed are: university education, computer industry, market oriented approach View full abstract»

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  • A short history of computing in Hungary

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):49 - 57
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    The history of Hungarian computing science, technology, and applications is given in five movements, starting with the very roots (Prelude) and digging as deeply as the 18th century. For Hungary, a sorrowful story was the period between World War I and World War II, followed by the years of Stalinist oppression: persecution of prominent scientists and engineers and of the science of cybernetics. T... View full abstract»

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  • Computer science in Russia: a personal view

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):16 - 30
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    The paper presents a personal view of Russian (former Soviet Union) computer science based on the author's experience during 1965-1995. The outline of Russian computer science's vertical integration structure as well as a cursory look at the regional structure are described. The research topics under investigation of Russian computer science institutions are listed. A detailed picture of computer ... View full abstract»

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The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing serves as a record of vital contributions which recount, preserve, and analyze the history of computing and the impact of computing on society.

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Nathan Ensmenger
Indiana University, School of Informatics & Computing
nensmeng@indiana.edu