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IRE Transactions on Electronic Computers

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 1957

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): c1
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  • IRE Professional Group on Electronic Computers

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): nil1
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  • [Breaker page]

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): nil1
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  • The Synthesis and Analysis of Digital Systems by Boolean Matrices

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):231 - 241
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    In this paper methods are described by which Boolean matrices can be used to synthesize digital systems. The matrices offer a means by which the design of such systems can be systematized much in the same way as do matrix methods when applied to electrical circuit design. They also present a means by which the problems of optimum logical design and programming can be approached. View full abstract»

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  • Simulation of Transistor Switching Circuits on the IBM 704

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):242 - 247
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    When the configuration of a circuit and the equivalent representations of the transistors are known, a computer program can be written to yield the performance of the circuit and the mean values of the circuit parameters. Nonlinearity of the transistors is accounted for by piece-wise linearization of an equivalent circuit. Rules of interconnection have been devised to combine this procedure effici... View full abstract»

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  • An optimum character recognition system using decision functions

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):247 - 254
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    The character recognition problem, usually resulting from characters being corrupted by printing deterioration and/or inherent noise of the devices, is considered from the viewpoint of statistical decision theory. The optimization consists of minimizing the expected risk for a weight function which is preassigned to measure the consequences of system decisions As an alternative minimization of the... View full abstract»

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  • An Analysis of Certain Errors in Electronic Differential Analyzers I-Bandwidth Limitations

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):255 - 260
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    When a differential analyzer or analog computer is set up to solve a given equation, certain errors are introduced into the solution because the components of the computer are not perfect. Stated another way, the computer produces the solution to an equation, called the "machine equation," which differs from the given equation. In this paper the computer imperfections considered are 1) operational... View full abstract»

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  • Synthesis of Vector Networks

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):261 - 265
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    The convenience of vector notation in formulating physical geometrical problems results principally because the significance of the problem can be isolated from the analysis used in its solution. When analog computer techniques are employed in problems of this nature, the advantages of the vector methods frequently are lost because the computer inherently is more adaptable to solving problems desc... View full abstract»

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  • Switching Functions of Three Variables

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):265 - 275
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    A switching function is a function of variables which take only the values 0 and 1, and which takes only these values itself. There are 256 different switching functions of three variables, but only 218 of these really depend on all three variables. A switching function of three variables can be expressed in terms of switching functions of two variables. For example F1{F2[A, F3(B, C)], F4(B, C)} c... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of Sequential Machines

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):276 - 285
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    This paper begins with Mealy's model of a sequential machine and introduces a ``connection matrix'' which describes the machine completely. The ``equivalence'' of states of such a machine may be analyzed systematically by an iterative technique, the validity of which is rigorously established. Once equivalence is completely analyzed, it is a simple matter to write the connection matrix for the sim... View full abstract»

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  • The Logical Combination of Punched Paper Tapes

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):285 - 286
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  • Demonstration of Conditional Stability on an Analog Computer

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): 287
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  • On the Use of Redundant Integrators in Analog Computers

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):287 - 288
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): 288
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  • PGEC News

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): 289
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  • Reviews of Current Literature

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):291 - 307
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  • Index to IRE Transactions on Electronic Computers

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s):1 - 4
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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1957, Page(s): c2
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Aims & Scope

This Transactions ceased publication in 1962. The current retitled publication is 

IEEE Transactions on Computers.

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