The Community for Technology Leaders
Green Image
Issue No. 04 - October-December (1992 vol. 14)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 27-33
<p>Early applications of EDSAC are described - including the calculation of prime numbers, solutions of algebraic equations, and experimental learning programs - to illustrate the wide field of programs written in the first years of stored-program computing. The influence of the library routines - such as those for the solution of differential equations - on progress in applied mathematics is considered. The initial work in wave mechanics, economics, crystallography, and radio astronomy is described. Finally, the development of EDSAC 2 and its importance to the advance of many of these topics are considered.</p>
Joyce M. Wheeler, "Applications of the EDSAC", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 14, no. , pp. 27-33, October-December 1992, doi:10.1109/85.194052
88 ms
(Ver 3.1 (10032016))