A short history of computing in Hungary

  title={A short history of computing in Hungary},
  author={Zsuzsa Szentgy{\"o}rgyi},
  journal={IEEE Ann. Hist. Comput.},
The history of Hungarian computing science, technology, and applications is given in five movements, starting with the very roots (Prelude) and digging as deeply as the 18th century. For Hungary, a sorrowful story was the period between World War I and World War II (Preliminary Phases to Adagio), followed by the years of Stalinist oppression: persecution of prominent scientists and engineers and of the science of cybernetics. These years were, however, the beginnings of computing in Hungary… 
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