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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

Issue 1 • Jan.-March 2009

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): c1
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    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): c2
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • From the Editor's Desk

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 2
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  • Editorial Board

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 3
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  • Asian Language Processing: History and Perspectives

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):4 - 7
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    This special issue focuses on Asian language processing in India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Specifically, it discusses historical background of specific writing systems; script structure and major issues relevant to text processing; important development stages in type-printing and the typewriter era; milestones marked by the design of character code standards for computing; and issues involved in ... View full abstract»

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  • A Journey from Indian Scripts Processing to Indian Language Processing

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):8 - 31
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    This overview examines the historical development of mechanizing Indian scripts and the computer processing of Indian languages. While examining possible solutions, the author describes the challenges involved in their design and in exploiting their structural similarity that lead to a unified solution. The focus is on the Devanagari script and Hindi language, and on the technological solutions fo... View full abstract»

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  • From the Past to the Present: Evolution of Computing in the Sinhala Language

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):32 - 45
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    The Sinhala writing system used in Sri Lanka is syllabic and features as many as 2,300 glyphs. Computer equipment used to represent Sinhala language needs to facilitate this complexity, in both display and printing, without adding extra complexity to the keyboard or the input systems. This article surveys the evolution of Sinhala computing technology over the past 25 years. View full abstract»

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  • Computers and the Thai Language

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):46 - 61
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    This article explains the history of Thai language development for computers, examining such factors as the language, script, and writing system, among others. The article also analyzes characteristics of Thai characters and I/O methods, and addresses key issues involved in Thai text processing. Finally, the article reports on language processing research and provides detailed information on Thai ... View full abstract»

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  • Events and Sightings [includes an obituary for Oliver G. Selfridge]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):62 - 67
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  • The Birth of Link-State Routing

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):68 - 71
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  • Reviews

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):72 - 73
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  • Fuhgedaboudit—Technology in the Outer Boroughs of New York

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):74 - 75
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  • Jean Sammet: Programming Language Contributor and Historian, and ACM President

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):76 - 85
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  • Software as History Embodied

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):88 - 91
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    Examines the history of software by looking at the challenge of software maintenance. View full abstract»

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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): c3
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Aims & Scope

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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Editor-in-Chief
Nathan Ensmenger
Indiana University, School of Informatics & Computing
nensmeng@indiana.edu