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History of Computing: Learning from the Past

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    Chapter 1 Connections in the History of Australian Computing
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    Chapter 2 Why the Real Thing Is Essential for Telling Our Stories
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    Chapter 3 Wonder, Sorcery, and Technology: Contribute to the History of Medieval Robotics
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    Chapter 4 Andrew D. Booth – Britain’s Other “Fourth Man”
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    Chapter 5 The Many Dimensions of Kristen Nygaard, Creator of Object-Oriented Programming and the Scandinavian School of System Development
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    Chapter 6 Projects and Activities of the IPSJ Computer History Committee
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    Chapter 7 Contested Histories: De-mythologising the Early History of Modern British Computing
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    Chapter 8 50 Years Ago We Constructed the First Hungarian Tube Computer, the M-3: Short Stories from the History of the First Hungarian Computer (1957-1960)
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    Chapter 9 Anatoly Kitov - Pioneer of Russian Informatics
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    Chapter 10 Materiel Command and the Materiality of Commands: An Historical Examination of the US Air Force, Control Data Corporation, and the Advanced Logistics System
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    Chapter 11 Purpose-Built Educational Computers in the 1980s: The Australian Experience
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    Chapter 12 And They Were Thinking? Basic, Logo, Personality and Pedagogy
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    Chapter 13 The Life and Growth of Year 12 Computing in Victoria: An Ecological Model
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    Chapter 14 History of the European Computer Driving Licence
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    Chapter 15 A Brief History of the Pick Environment in Australia
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    Chapter 16 Turning Points in Computer Education
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    Chapter 17 Existence Precedes Essence - Meaning of the Stored-Program Concept
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    Chapter 18 Recession, S-Curves and Digital Equipment Corporation
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    Chapter 19 ETHICS: The Past, Present and Future of Socio-Technical Systems Design
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    Chapter 20 Lessons from Discarded Computer Architectures
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    Chapter 21 The Birth of Information Systems
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    Chapter 22 The Monash University Museum of Computing History: Ten Years On
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History of Computing: Learning from the Past
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Springer Science & Business Media, August 2010
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-15199-6
978-3-64-215198-9, 978-3-64-215199-6

Tatnall, Arthur

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Student > Ph. D. Student 3 75%
Other 1 25%
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Arts and Humanities 2 50%
Social Sciences 1 25%
Design 1 25%