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Makin' Numbers: Howard Aiken and the Computer
This collection of technical essays and reminiscences is a companion volume to I. Bernard Cohen's biography, Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer. After an overview by Cohen, Part I presents the first complete publication of Aiken's 1937 proposal for an automatic calculating machine, which was later realized as the Mark I, as well as recollections of Aiken's first ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 8th 1999 by MIT Press (MA)
(first published June 4th 1999)
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