A Large-Scale, General-Purpose Electronic Digital Calculator: The SSEC
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By John C. McPherson, Frank E. Hamilton, Robert R. Seeber, Jr.
Issue Date:October 1982
<p>This paper, written and intended for publication in 1948, describes IBM's Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC), which was placed in regular operation that year. The machine combined electronic computation with a memory system that inclu...