Atshushi Akera

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  • A. Akera
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
  • 2000
Granta Books, London, 1999, £9.99, 423 pp. ISBN 1-86207-285-X. At first glance a review of a biography of a crystallographer, no matter how famous, appears to offer little to those interested in the history of computing. In fact Georgina Ferry’s excellent, and most enjoyable, biography of Nobel laureate Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin gives an unintentional(More)
  • A. Akera
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
  • 1998
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This article describes Bernard A. Caller's involvement in early systems programming and machine languages research, his work with the ACM, and - of especial interest to the readers of this journal - his contributions to the development of the history of computing, and his role as the first editor in chief of the Annals of the History of Computing.
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