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IRE Transactions on Electronic Computers

Issue 1 • Date March 1959

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s): c1
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  • IRE Professional Group on Electronic Computers

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s): nil1
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  • [Breaker page]

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s): nil1
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  • The Chairman's Column

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Absolute Minimal Expressions of Boolean Functions

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):3 - 8
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    In this paper we make a beginning in the hitherto unexplored problem of finding absolute minimal expressions of Boolean functions. We shall adhere to the notations and terminology introduced in our previous paper,1 which will be referred to as S. In the present paper, we shall find absolute minimals for Boolean functions whose point set complex consists of either one or two points. The case of one... View full abstract»

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  • A Generalized Resistor-Transistor Logic Circuit and Some Applications

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):8 - 12
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    This paper discusses a generalized resistor-transistor logic circuit; i.e., the output produces a signal when any m out of the n inputs are ``on.'' Practical limitations such as using precision power supplies and components are discussed. However, for smaller values of n and m, circuits could be designed such that no special precision components and supplies would be required. Several practical ci... View full abstract»

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  • A Synthesis Technique for Minimal State Sequential Machines

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):13 - 24
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    A method is presented which always yields a minimal state sequential machine satisfying a prescribed finite set of input-output sequences. An application is made to the case where a given sequential machine is to be reduced, by the merging technique, to a machine having the smallest number of states possible. Numerous examples are given. View full abstract»

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  • A Ring Model for the Study of Multiplication for Complement Codes

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):25 - 30
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    A model is presented which, when modulo addition is used, can be used to derive multiplication correction schemata for operands expressed in either the radix complement or the diminished radix complement code. View full abstract»

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  • A High-Speed Analog to Digital Converter

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):31 - 35
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    An electronic voltage encoder has been developed which converts analog voltages to their corresponding parallel seven binary-digit representations at a 50-kc encoding rate. The encoder is capable of being time-shared by any number of 0-50-volt range inputs. Performance tests indicate that the present design may be capable of eight binary-digit conversions at encoding rates as high as 80 kc. Either... View full abstract»

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  • A Non-Real-Time Simulation of SAGE Tracking and BOMARC Guidance

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):36 - 41
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    The addition of facilities to the SAGE system for control of a new defensive weapon, such as the BOMARC missile, requires extensive modifications to the SAGE computer program. To obtain a better understanding of BOMARC control problems, a program has been written for the IBM Type 704 computer to simulate the proposed employment of BOMARC in the SAGE system. Such a simulation is flexible enough to ... View full abstract»

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  • Time Multiplexing as Applied to Analog Computation

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):42 - 47
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    This multiplexer can perform a common dynamic operation upon several sets of inputs utilizing equipment for one dynamic operation. The result of the multiplexing will yield the corresponding several sets of outputs as though each set of inputs were operated upon separately by the dynamic operation. This device is useful when the dynamic operation to be shared involves relatively expensive equipmen... View full abstract»

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  • A Figure of Merit for Single-Pass Data Recording Systems

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):48 - 54
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    The problem of the interference caused by eddy current transients to the reproduction of recorded data is studied for single-pass magnetic recording systems of both the write-read and read-write variety. Signal-to-interference ratios are introduced for both modes of operation, and their variation is studied in detail. It is found convenient to introduce a dimensionless parameter a as a figure of m... View full abstract»

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  • Simulation to Obtain a Systems Measure of an Air Duel Environment

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):55 - 59
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    A combined analog-digital simulation of an air battle between an attacking bomber aircraft and a ground controlled interceptor, including the intermediate human radar operator, has been designed for the purpose of evaluating the effects of airborne electronic countermeasures upon a ground-based radar operator. Both real and nonreal time simulation are used in the experimental setup. The simulation... View full abstract»

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  • 1958 PGEC Membership Survey Report

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):60 - 67
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    In order to sense the Professional Group on Electronic Computers' current position in the computing industry and in order for each member to assess his position within the Group, a second membership survey was completed in the Fall of 1958. The results of this survey are reported herein. Tabular data, bar graphs and salary curves are included to aid in assessment of the Group and an individual's p... View full abstract»

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  • An Analog Method for Constructing a Curve

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s): 68
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  • Abstracts of Current Computer Literature

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):69 - 79
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  • Subject index

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):79 - 82
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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s): 82
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):83 - 84
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  • SENEWS

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s):85 - 86
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  • PGEC News

    Publication Year: 1959, Page(s): 87
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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1959, 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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