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Mary G. Croarken, "The Emergence of Computing Science Research and Teaching at Cambridge, 1936l949," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1015, OctoberDecember, 1992.  
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@article{ 10.1109/85.194050, author = {Mary G. Croarken}, title = {The Emergence of Computing Science Research and Teaching at Cambridge, 1936l949}, journal ={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing}, volume = {14}, number = {4}, issn = {10586180}, year = {1992}, pages = {1015}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/85.194050}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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The Cambridge University Mathematical Laboratory was set up in 1937. This article describes the motivation behind the creation of the laboratory and its original terms of reference. The changes to the laboratory caused by World War II are then discussed. The Cambridge Mathematical Laboratory was reestablished in 1945 under the directorship of Maurice V. Wilkes. The remainder of the article considers how Wilkes developed the work of the laboratory and built up a research team to work on the EDSAC project, which established Cambridge as a major center of computer research.
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