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A Brief History of Computing

by Gerard O"Regan

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Published by Springer London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology,
  • Computer science,
  • History of Computing,
  • Science,
  • History,
  • History of Science

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gerard O"Regan
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27022207M
    ISBN 109781447123590

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      Paul E. Ceruzzi is Curator at the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution. He is the author of Computing: A Concise History, A History of Modern Computing, and I nternet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner, –, all 5/5(1). The following brief history of computing is a timeline of how computers evolved from their humble beginnings to the machines of today that surf the Internet, play games and stream multimedia in Author: Kim Ann Zimmermann.

      Below we provide a brief overview and links to drill down further for the curious. Before HPC. Computing concepts date as far back as BC with the creation of the abacus. Electronic computing began in the mid's with the ENIAC, the first electronic general purpose computer. Explore the Timeline of Computing on Wikipedia. A BRIEF COMPUTER HISTORY. The computer as we know it today had its beginning with a 19th century English mathematics professor name Charles Babbage. He designed the Analytical Engine and it was this design that the basic framework of the computers of today are based on. Generally speaking, computers can be classified into three generations.


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ICs are a way of putting many, many transistors and other electrical. This chapter touches on the role, importance, and special needs of supercomputing.

1 It outlines the history of supercomputing, the emergence of supercomputing as a market, the entry of the Japanese supercomputing manufacturers, and the impact of supercomputing on the broader computer market and on progress in science and engineering.

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