Issue No. 07 - July (2011 vol. 44)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2011.134
Michael Edmunds , Cardiff University
Tony Freeth , Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
Researchers have used many different kinds of software to analyze the structure and astronomical functions of the Antikythera mechanism's surviving fragments. This ancient Greek calculator contains 30 gear wheels and has an extraordinarily sophisticated mechanical design.
Computational archaeology, Antikythera mechanism, History of computing, History of technology, History of astronomy, Computed tomography
M. Edmunds and T. Freeth, "Using Computation to Decode the First Known Computer," in Computer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 32-39, 2011.