IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 10 Number 2 -- Happenings
Original Publication Date: 1988-Mar-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-06
Software Patent Institute
RUTH A. MAULUCCI: AUTHOR [+2]
THIS DOCUMENT IS AN APPROXIMATE REPRESENTATION OF THE ORIGINAL.
Copyright ©; 1988 by the American Federation of Information Processing Societies, Inc. Used with permission.
RUTH A. MAULUCCI,
The Happenings department reports on events, past, present, and future, that are of particular interest to the history of computing. Of primary importance are recent meetings that are of historical significance. Few meetings concentrate solely on history, but many contain sessions that can be recorded in this department. Organizers of historical sessions and meetings are urged to appoint a person with the specific responsibility of writing a report and submitting it to this department. They are further encouraged to tape-record sessions and to create a photographic record that can be deposited with one of the computer archival establishments, such as the Charles Babbage Institute, the Computer Museum, or the Smithsonian Institution. Conference planners are specifically referred to Appendix B, Conference Organization, in "History of Programming Languages" (Richard L. Wexelblat, ed., New York, Academic Press, 1981), for a description of the preliminary steps that may be taken to obtain and record historical material presented in a conference setting.
This department will also present news and notices of forthcoming activities that are of historical value. These may include conferences, exhibits, projects, awards, publications, and general memorabilia. Contribu...