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Issue No.02 - April-June (2007 vol.29)
pp: 55-65
ABSTRACT
By 1965, having successfully combined work--at EMCC, Burroughs, and Philco--with the task of raising a family when such a combination was still somewhat of a rarity, the author went on to become a consultant in the Boston area. In this last installment of her memoirs, she describes working with different data management systems, culminating with her employment at Harvard University for 27 years.
INDEX TERMS
CAD/CAM, CDC, computer-assisted instruction, computer-aided planning system, data management systems, Digigraphics, early programmers, financial modeling, Harvard Library, Raytheon
CITATION
Adele Mildred Koss, "CDC, Raytheon, and Harvard University: Three Early Data Management Systems", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.29, no. 2, pp. 55-65, April-June 2007, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2007.19
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9. Ibid., p. 1.
10. Ibid., p. 18.
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17. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, special issue on computers and libraries, 2002, vol. 24, no. 2.
18. A.M. Koss, "Data Management System for the Computer-Aided Planning System, Design, Programming," documentation, from the author's files.
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