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Issue No. 01 - January-March (2003 vol. 25)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 4-33
Irving S. Reed , University of Southern California
Hrant H. (Harold) Sarkissian , Deceased 15 February 2001
Donald E. Eckdahl , Deceased 23 July 2001
<p>The story told here is of the members of a computer group-established by Northrop Aircraft in the mid-1940s to develop a guidance system for a US Air Force missile-who subsequently founded a company that designed and built a general-purpose, digital computer. Successful, but in need of funds, the company was eventually absorbed by a larger enterprise.</p>
Irving S. Reed, Hrant H. (Harold) Sarkissian, Donald E. Eckdahl, "West Coast Contributions to the Development of the General-Purpose Computer: Building Maddida and the Founding of Computer Research Corporation", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 25, no. , pp. 4-33, January-March 2003, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2003.1179869
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