xii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
QA76.17 .F57 2000
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
A preview of things to come : some remarks on the first generation of computers / Michael R. Williams The structures of computation / Michael S. Mahoney Reconstructions, historical and otherwise : the challenge of high-tech artifacts / Robert W. Seidel A classification scheme for program controlled calculators / Andreas Brennecke Hardware components and computer design / Harry D. Huskey Reconstruction of the Atanasoff-Berry computer / John Gustafson Howard Aiken and the dawn of the computer age / I. Bernard Cohen The ENIAC : history, operation, and reconstruction in VLSI / Jan Van der Spiegel ... [et al.] The Institute for Advanced Study computer : a case study in the application of concepts from the history of technology / William Aspray "Nothing new since von Neumann" : a historian looks at computer architecture, 1945-1995 / Paul Ceruzzi The DEHOMAG D11 tabulator : a milestone in the history of data processing / Friedrich W. Kistermann The architecture of Konrad Zuse's early computing machines / Raúl Rojas Konrad Zuse's Z4 : architecture, programming, and modificatios at the ETH Zurich / Ambros P. Speiser The plankalkül of Konrad Zuse revisited / Friedrich L. Bauer The G1 and the Göttingen family of digital computers / Wilhelm Hopmann Konrad Zuse and industrial manufacturing of electronic computers in Germany / Hartmut Petzold Helmut Hoelzer : inventor of the electronic analog computer / Thomas Lange The colossus of Bletchley Park : the German cipher system / Anthony E. Sale The Manchester Mark 1 computers / R. B. E. Napper Rebuilding the first Manchester computer / Christopher P. Burton The Atlas computer / Frank H. Sumner Past into present : the EDSAC simulator / Martin Campbell-Kelly The first Japanese computers and their software simulators / Seichi Okoma The parametron computer PC-1 and its initial input routine / Eiiti Wada.