By Jeffrey R. Yost
An important contribution to the research of the background of desktops, this paintings identifies the computer's impression at the actual, organic, cognitive, and scientific sciences. References basic to the understudied zone of the historical past of clinical computing additionally record the numerous function of the sciences in supporting to form the advance of laptop expertise. extra commonly, the numerous assets on clinical computing support display how the pc was once the main major clinical device of the twentieth century.
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Peikert, 151; David M. Raup, 152; and E. H. T. ) 48. , eds. A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century: A Collection of Papers (New York: Academic Press, 1980). An excellent source of information on early scientific computing at a number of the most prominent university research centers, government laboratories, and computer firms, including Harvard University, Princeton University's Institute for Advanced Study, MIT, Argonne National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the National Physical Laboratory, IBM, and ERA, among others.
Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices (Boston, MA: Academic Press, 1991): 383-397. " He includes a section on scientific computing, discussing the role of the MARK I, ENIAC, and later computers. 73. Bieman, K. " In International Business Machines. Proceedings: IBM Scientific Computing Symposium on Computers in Chemistry (New York: IBM, 1968): 177-196. Illustrates the present functioning and future potential of computer applications to high-resolution mass spectra at MIT.
Norberg, Arthur L. " Business and Economic History 22:1(1993): 181-193. This article details the formation and early development of Engineering Research Associates and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company, two firms formed shortly after the end of World War II that built early electronic digital computers that were used for scientific and engineering applications-particularly by the Department of Defense. 150. Pasta, John R. " In S. Fernbach and A. , eds. Computers and Their Role in the Physical Sciences (New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1970): 203-218.
A Bibliographic Guide to Resources in Scientific Computing, 1945-1975 by Jeffrey R. Yost