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Proceedings 2000 International Conference on Computer Design (2000)
Austin, Texas
Sept. 17, 2000 to Sept. 20, 2000
ISSN: 1063-6404
ISBN: 0-7695-0801-4
pp: 481
Hilary J. Kahn , University of Manchester
R.B.E. Napper , University of Manchester
ABSTRACT
On June 21, 1948, in a redbrick building near the centre of a Manchester, England, a digital computer ran its first program successfully. The day was auspicious, because that was the very first time anywhere in the world that a stored program computer worked successfully. This short note summarises the background to that momentous development and explains a little about the machine called the “The Baby”.
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R. Napper and H. J. Kahn, "The Birth of the Baby," Proceedings 2000 International Conference on Computer Design(ICCD), Austin, Texas, 2000, pp. 481.
doi:10.1109/ICCD.2000.878326
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