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Author Vardalas, John N.

Title The computer revolution in Canada : building national technological competence / John N. Vardalas
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 409 pages) : illustrations
Series History of computing
History of computing.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1 -- Canadian Military Enterprise and the University 15 2 -- The Navy's Pursuit of Self-Reliance in Digital Electronics 45 3 -- Complexity and the Military Imperative to Miniaturize 79 4 -- Civilian Public Enterprise Encourages Domestic R & D in Digital -- Electronics 105 5 -- The Effort to Create a Canadian Computer Industry 143 6 -- The Sperry Gyroscope Company of Canada and Computer Numerical -- Control 181 7 -- The Dilemma of "Buying" Mandated Subsidiaries: The Case of the Control -- Data Corporation 223 -- vi Contents Conclusion 275 Notes 303 -- Index 405
Notes Includes index
Description based on print version record
Subject Computers -- Canada -- History.
Electronic data processing -- Canada -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262285460 (electronic bk.)
9780262285469 (electronic bk.)