Transforming Computer Technology: Information Processing for the Pentagon, 1962-1986 (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)
Over the course of several decades, the Pentagon's Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) helped transform computing from a cumbersome enterprise based on batch processing to the instantly interactive, graphically rich, highly intelligent computing of today. With the purpose of improving command and control systems for the military, IPTO researchers strengthened t...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published February 29th 2000 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published June 19th 1996)
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