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Shannon, Claude ; Hopper, Grace ; Wilkes, M. V. ; Eckert, J. P. Jr. ; Mauchly, John ; and Others
"Computers and Automata" WITH "Influence of Programming Techniques on the Design of Computers" and over thirty-five other articles [ the famous IRE COMPUTER ISSUE ]
Menasha, Wisconsin: Institute of Radio Engineers, Inc. 1953. First Edition. [1A]-80A (advertisements), [2-table contents], 1219-1568, 81A-192A (advertisements) pages. Proceedings of the IRE, Vol 41, October 1953, No. 10, the entire issue. Original wraps. A worn copy but still in the original wrappers. Scuffing to rear cover, with corner crease and small chip missing (old tape repair). Top 1 1/2 inches of spine panel creased and torn. Front cover creased vertically several times with associated minor chipping of color from cover (extends in several pages). Previous owners name ("Property of Sydney Hauptner (?)" inked on front cover. Front cover is spotted towards the fore-edge of front cover. Generally bright and clean internally. Wraps. The famous 1953 ''IRE Computer Issue'' in the original wrappers containing ten (!!!) Origins of Cyberspace articles (#s 508, 513, 626, 641, 664, 672, 675, 871, 885 and 886) and a total of forty-one articles on state of the art computing. Many authors were influential, on the cutting edge of computing, and are found throughout the historical literature tracking technical and business innovations throughout their careers. A few of the important papers include: Claude Shannon, "Computers and Automata", Origins of Cyberspace #885 --- a brief review of developments in the field of automata and non-numerical computation Claude Shannon and Moore, "Machine aid for switching circuit design", Origins of Cyberspace #886 --- describes the first 'verification' machine, built at Bell Labs and called the 'relay circuit analyzer' Grace Hopper and John Mauch … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ABAA [USA]

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