Issue No. 03 - July-September (2006 vol. 28)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2006.53
Tatiana Kazakova , University of Notre Dame
Anne Fitzpatrick , George Washington University
Simon Berkovich , George Washington University
The MESM-Malaya Elektronnaya Schetnaya Mashina (Small Electronic Computing Machine)--was the first computer built in the USSR. This history of early Soviet computers examines the technical characteristics of the machines and the background of Soviet computer development.
MESM, first generation computers, USSR computers, stored program concept
Tatiana Kazakova, Anne Fitzpatrick, Simon Berkovich, "MESM and the Beginning of the Computer Era in the Soviet Union", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 28, no. , pp. 4-16, July-September 2006, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2006.53