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An Interesting Year
Found in: Computer
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 6-7
The Computer Society's 2007 president reflects on a year of challenges and accomplishments.
 
Welcome Message
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 1
No summary available.
 
Welcome Message
Found in: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 1
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 2000
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:July 1999
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
Happy Birthday Mr. Babbage
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Alfred W. Van Sinderen, Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:April 1991
pp. 125-139
<p>This birthday tribute to Charles Babbage incorporates a few extracts from his, and his friends', private letters in the hope of illuminating something of Babbage the man, rather than Babbage the scientist. The major portion of this tribute is a tr...
 
The Origins, Uses, and Fate of the EDVAC
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 1993
pp. 22-38
<p>The EDVAC computer was the first modern, electronic stored-program computer to be designed. It was, however, never produced to the original plan. When eventually redesigned and constructed, it was unreliable and heavily modified. This article sets...
 
Reviews
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams, Keith Smillie, Michael S. MAhoney, Arthur L. Norberg
Issue Date:April 1998
pp. 85-88
No summary available.
 
What Does It Mean To Be The First Computer?
Found in: John Vincent Atanasoff Modern Computing, International Symposium on
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 3-9
John Vincent Atanasoff has been called the father of the computer and his machine, the Atanasoff-Berry Computer, is known as the first electronic digital computer. This paper will examine these statements, not from the point of view of the usual computer s...
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
Museums and Archives
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:December 1989
pp. 313-319
No summary available.
 
A year of decision
Found in: Computer
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 9-11
A message from its 2007 president indicates that the year 2007 will be a time for major decision-making by the Computer Society.
   
The Sector: Its History, Scales, and Uses
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams, Erwin Tomash
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 34-47
<p>The sector-also known as the proportional, geometric, or military compass-was an analog calculating instrument used widely from the late 16th century until modern times. The origins and usage of this commonly encountered instrument are not well kn...
 
Building a World-Class Book Collection: The Tomash Library
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 2001
pp. 39-43
<p>Although best known in computer history circles through his association with the Charles Babbage Foundation, Erwin Tomash has also been instrumental in building another world-class resource, a special library illustrating the history of computatio...
 
Calvin Mooers, the NOL Computer Project, and John Vincent Atanasoff: An Introduction
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 50-51
No summary available.
 
Allan Bromley
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 2000
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 1998
pp. 3-4
No summary available.
 
Alternate Sources of History
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 1998
pp. 79-80
No summary available.
 
The
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 1998
pp. 10-14
<p>One can learn a lot about the later years of a person's life by examining his or her medical records. In the case of Charles Babbage, his reputation as
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:July 1998
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 3-4
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:July 1997
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:April 1997
pp. 3-4
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:December 1994
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
UTEC and Ferut: The University of Toronto's Computation Centre
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:June 1994
pp. 4-12
<p>Although not well known, the University of Toronto had a very early computer development program and in 1952 was one of the first few institutions with an operable computer in North America. This article describes the university's initial attempt ...
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:July 1993
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
Babbage and Bowditch: A Transatlantic Connection
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:July 1987
pp. 283-290
<p>This article reproduces and discusses the significance of a lengthy letter written by Charles Babbage to an unknown recipient on 2 August 1835. The latter not only gives an early description of the Analytical Engine but also provides some insight ...
 
Introduction of New Associate Editors
Found in: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 4-12
No summary available.
 
About This Issue
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:June 1994
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
Survey calculations
Found in: Working group reports from ITiCSE on Innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE-WGR '04)
By Michael R. Williams
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 231-231
One of my passions in life is to try and understand how we have developed the wonderful calculating ability we currently possess. Anyone with this hobby will undoubtedly start by looking back to see how the first PCs were developed, then progress back to o...
     
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