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NATS 1700
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Dov Lungu

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NATS PP1 SUMMARY 1. Babbage • Analytic engine • Steam • Straight calculations • Difference engine Steam • • Computer • Calculations of complexity 2. Berry • Modern computer • Non programable • Calculations • Binary / electronic / digital • Punch cards 3. Mauchly and John - ENIAC (efficient, multipurpose, programable) • Vacuum tubes • Programable • Punch cards • Binary / electronic / digital • Fastest of its time • Made from war effort • Post war effort ---weather and calculator 4. Neumann - EDVAC • Memory • Calculator • Control unit • Input/output • Stored unit • Digital / binary / electronic 5. Mike Wilker - EDSAC • Vacuum tubes • Punch paper tape • General purpose • Stored program NATS PP2 SUMMARY • First generation : vacuum tube computer • EDVAC • UNIVAC • IBM
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