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2 edition of Univac electronic data processing in the public library systems of Long Island found in the catalog.

Univac electronic data processing in the public library systems of Long Island

Guenter A. Jansen

Univac electronic data processing in the public library systems of Long Island

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Published by Univac Division, Sperry Rand Corp., State and Local Government Dept. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • Long Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Public libraries -- New York (State) -- Long Island.,
    • Libraries -- Automation.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by Guenter A. Jansen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ732.L6 J34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5193369M
      LC Control Number75014527

      Lieutenant Hopper has estimated that it would have taken over years to compile the results without the calculator. Separation from General Electric[ edit ] Following years of industry complaints that the cross-licensing agreements between RCA, GE and Westinghouse had in effect created spheres-of-influence for the participating companies, resulting in illegal monopolies, in May the U. ByRCA had completely switched from tubes to solid-state devices in their television sets, except for the cathode ray tube CRT picture tube. An astrolabe incorporating a mechanical calendar computer [8] [9] and gear -wheels was invented by Abi Bakr of IsfahanPersia in

      In September she was awarded the National Medal of Technology "for her pioneering accomplishments in the development of computer programming languages that simplified computer technology and opened the door to a significantly larger universe of users. Transistors, however, had their problems too. The paper includes glimmerings of many tools and techniques concerning compilers that are now commonplace, including subroutines, translation of a formula, relative addressing, the linking loader, and code optimization. AroundRCA corporate strategy reported on moving manufacture of its television sets to Mexico. As the result of a major research push, RCA engineers developed a method of "compatible" color transmissions that, through the use of interlacing, simultaneously broadcast color and black-and-white images, which could be picked up by both color and existing black-and-white sets.

      The sectora calculating instrument used for solving problems in proportion, trigonometry, multiplication and division, and for various functions, such as squares and cube roots, was developed in the late 16th century and found application in gunnery, surveying and navigation. Grace Hopper and President Reagan:'I'm older than you are. For example, she hated the phrase, "but it's never been done that way," and, to remind visitors of this dictum, kept a ship's clock on the office wall behind her desk--it ran backwards. Sperry Rand, putting the invention of the electronic digital computer in the public domain and providing legal recognition to Atanasoff as the inventor of the first electronic digital computer. It used a system of pulleys and wires to automatically calculate predicted tide levels for a set period at a particular location. It had paper-tape input and was capable of being configured to perform a variety of boolean logical operations on its data, but it was not Turing-complete.


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She also settled into a new house at the east edge of the campus. To provide the international service, the company soon undertook a massive project to build a "Radio Central" communications hub at Rocky Point, Long Island, New York, designed to achieve "the realization of the vision of communication engineers to transmit messages to all points of the world from a single centrally located source".

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In September she was awarded the National Medal of Technology "for her pioneering accomplishments in the development of computer programming languages that simplified computer technology and opened the door to a significantly larger universe of users.

The abacus was initially used for arithmetic tasks. However, instead of the stored-program computers that exist today, ENIAC was just a large collection of arithmetic machines, which originally had programs set up into the machine [29] by a combination of plugboard wiring and three portable function tables containing ten-way switches each.

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