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Author IFIP WG 9.7 International Workshop on the History of Computing (2019 : Poznań, Poland)

Title Histories of computing in Eastern Europe : IFIP WG 9.7 International Workshop on the History of Computing, HC 2018, held at the 24th IFIP World Computer Congress, WCC 2018, Poznań, Poland, September 19-21, 2018, Revised selected papers / Christopher Leslie, Martin Schmitt (eds.)
Published Cham : Springer, 2019


Description 1 online resource (x, 343 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series IFIP advances in information and communication technology, 1868-4238 ; 549
IFIP advances in information and communication technology ; 549. 1868-4238
Contents Intro; Preface; Organization; Contents; Eastern Europe; Armenian Computers: First Generations; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 The M-3 Computer: The First Experience; 3 Further Developments; 4 Razdan-2 and Razdan-3; 5 Nairi and Nairi-2; 6 Conclusion; References; The Emergence of Computing Disciplines in Communist Czechoslovakia: What's in a (Sovietized) Name?; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 A Broader Context: Education in Communist Czechoslovakia; 3 The Beginnings: The Reign of Cybernetics; 3.1 The Position of Cybernetics in the Soviet Union; 3.2 Cybernetics in Czechoslovakia
3.3 The Doctrine of Management/Control4 The Emergence of New Computing Disciplines; 4.1 The Role of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance; 4.2 The Conception; 4.3 Learning from the Soviets; 4.4 Academic Programs to Be Created; 4.5 Results One Year Later; 5 Discussion and Epilogue; 5.1 From Numerical Mathematics to Mathematical Informatics; 5.2 From Electronic Computers to Computer Technology and Informatics; 5.3 From Automated Management/Control Systems to Applied Informatics; 6 Conclusion; Acknowledgement; References
László Kalmár and the First University-Level Programming and Computer Science Training in HungaryAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Computers and Education in Late 1950s Hungary; 3 László Kalmár's Work in Szeged; 4 The Fast Track to the First Programming and Computer Science Training; 5 Lack of Internships; 6 Programming Without Computers; 7 The Training Becomes a Major: The Later Years in Szeged; 8 Other Early Programs; 9 Kalmár's Writings on Education and Computers; 10 Conclusion; Acknowledgement; Appendix A: The Curricula of the First Three Classes
Appendix B: Master's Theses of the First Three ClassesAppendix C: Kalmár's Fictional Machines; Appendix D: Kalmár's Abstract on the "Application of Ad Hoc Instruction Groups in the Education of 'Program Designers'"; References; Poland; Early Computer Development in Poland; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Mathematical Apparatuses Group; 3 Analog or Digital?; 4 From ABC to XYZ; 5 We Need More Computers; 6 ELWRO; 7 RYAD; 8 Conclusions; References; The Long Road Toward the Rejewski-Różycki-Zygalski Cipher Center in Poznań; Abstract; 1 A Bit of History; 1.1 Start of the Story: The Monument
1.2 Long Road to the Cipher Center1.3 Rejewski, Różycki, Zygalski Cipher Center; Soviet Union; Anatoly Kitov and Victor Glushkov: Pioneers of Russian Digital Economy and Informatics; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Anatoly Ivanovich Kitov; 3 Victor Mikhailovich Glushkov; 4 The Works of A.I. Kitov on the Use of Computers in the Economy: The Red Book Project; 5 Victor M. Glushkov, a Theorist of the Information Society and the OGAS Project; 6 Conclusion; Acknowledgement; References; On the History of Gosplan, the Main Computer Center of the State Planning Committee of the USSR; Abstract
Summary This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.7 International Workshop on the History of Computing, HC 2018, Held at the 24th IFIP World Computer Congress, WCC 2018, in Poznań, Poland, in September 2018. The 16 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 20 submissions. They reflect academic approaches to history along with the expertise of museum and other public history professionals as well as the experience of computing and information science practitioners. The papers are organized in the following sections: Eastern Europe, Poland, Soviet Union, CoCom and Comecon; analog computing, and public history. -- Provided by publisher
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 25, 2019)
Subject Computer science -- History -- Congresses
Computer science.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Leslie, Christopher (Lecturer), editor.
Schmitt, Martin, editor
IFIP World Computer Congress (2019 : Poznań, Poland), jointly held conference
ISBN 9783030291600
Other Titles HC 2018