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Annals of the History of Computing

Issue 1 • Jan.-March 1988

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  • About this issue

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • About the Editors

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):3 - 6
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  • The UNIVAC SHORT CODE

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):7 - 18
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    The UNIVAC SHORT CODE, the first example of a high level programming language actually intended to be used with an electronic computer was proposed by John W. Mauchly in July 1949. SHORT CODE was implemented as an interpreter by W.F. Schmitt and was first run on UNIVAC I Serial 1 in 1950. A revised version prepared in 1952 by A.B. Tonik and J.R. Logan still exists and is described with some exampl... View full abstract»

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  • Thirty Years of Computer Science Developments in the People's Republic of China: 1956-1985

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):19 - 34
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    The article summarizes computer science developments from their inception in the People's Republic of china in 1956, through three decades (1956-1985) of PRC computer science research and development progress. The article identifies the PRC's critical turn to the West after 1972, and it describes and analyzes the resulting process by which computer-related technology transfer from the West then oc... View full abstract»

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  • The Promptuary Papers

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):35 - 67
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  • Happenings

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):69 - 73
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  • Self-Study Questions & Answers

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):73 - 99
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  • Anecdotes

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):74 - 78
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  • Biographies

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):78 - 79
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  • Reviews

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):80 - 97
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  • Comments, queries, and debate

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):99 - 101
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Aims & Scope

From the analytical engine to the supercomputer, from Pascal to von Neumann, from punched cards to CD-ROMs -- Annals of the History of Computing covers the breadth of computer history.

 

This Periodical ceased publication in 1991. The current retitled publication is IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.

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