Electronic Digital Computers

@article{Williams1948ElectronicDC,
  title={Electronic Digital Computers},
  author={Frederic Calland Williams and Tom Kilburn},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1948},
  volume={162},
  pages={487-487}
}
A SMALL electronic digital computing machine has been operating successfully for some weeks in the Royal Society Computing Machine Laboratory, which is at present housed in the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Manchester. The machine is purely experimental, and is on too small a scale to be of mathematical value. It was built primarily to test the soundness of the storage principle employed and to permit experience to be gained with this type of machine before embarking on… 
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