• Publications
  • Influence
Numerical inverting of matrices of high order
PREFACE 188 CHAPTER VIII. Probabilistic estimates for bounds of matrices 8.1 A result of Bargmann, Montgomery and von Neumann 188 8.2 An estimate for the length of a vector 191 8.3 The fundamentalExpand
  • 420
  • 15
  • PDF
Preliminary discussion of the logical design of an electronic computing instrument (1946)
Inasmuch as the completed device will be a general-purpose computing machine it should contain certain main organs relating to arithmetic, memory- storage, control and connection with human operator. Expand
  • 336
  • 15
  • PDF
The Computer from Pascal to von Neumann
From the Publisher: In 1942, Lt. Herman H. Goldstine, a former mathematics professor, was stationed at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania where he assistedExpand
  • 396
  • 13
The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC)
This paper was first published in Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation just after the ENIAC was announced in 1946. Expand
  • 102
  • 11
A History of Numerical Analysis from the 16th through the 19th Century.
1. The Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries.- 1.1. Introduction.- 1.2. Napier and Logarithms.- 1.3. Briggs and His Logarithms.- 1.4. Burgi and His Antilogarithms.- 1.5. Interpolation.- 1.6.Expand
  • 174
  • 6
A Branch of Mathematics. (Book Reviews: A History of the Calculus of Variations from the 17th through the 19th Century)
The calculus of variations is a subject whose beginning can be precisely dated. It might be said to begin at the moment that Euler coined the name calculus of variations but this is, of course, notExpand
  • 147
  • 6