Archaelogy of computers: reminiscences, 1945-1947

  title={Archaelogy of computers: reminiscences, 1945-1947},
  author={Franz L. Alt},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  • F. Alt
  • Published 1 July 1972
  • Physics
  • Commun. ACM
The period preceding the founding of ACM was dominated by the first large computer ENIAC. Its characteristics, described here, foreshadow later developments. 
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