Issue No. 03 - July-September (2006 vol. 28)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2006.53
Anne Fitzpatrick , George Washington University
Simon Berkovich , George Washington University
Tatiana Kazakova , University of Notre Dame
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
T. Kazakova, A. Fitzpatrick and S. Berkovich, "MESM and the Beginning of the Computer Era in the Soviet Union," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 28, no. , pp. 4-16, 2006.