The ENIAC's 1949 Determination of π
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By B. J. Shelburne
Issue Date:July 2012
In January 1950, George W. Reitwiesner published an article describing the first use of a computer, the ENIAC, to calculate the decimal expansion of π. Starting with Reitwiesner's description of the calculation, the ENIAC's architecture, how it was program...