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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 14 Number 1 -- Front Matter

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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 14 Number 1 1992 [Front matter]

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THIS DOCUMENT IS AN APPROXIMATE REPRESENTATION OF THE ORIGINAL.

Copyright ©; 1992 by the American Federation of Information Processing Societies, Inc. Used with permission.

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 14 Number 1 1992 [Front matter]

Contents

About this Issue - J.A.N. Lee.....3 Welcome Messages from the IEEE Computer Society and
IEEE Presidents

Comments, Queries, and Debate - Werner Buchholz.....5 O. AFIPS! - Herb Grosch The Private
Babbage - Anthony Hyman On Locating the Babbage-Quetelet Letter - Herman Berg A Mechanical Delay Line? - Charles Hall

Biographies of Participants and Authors.....10

Articles Introduction - J.A.N. Lee.....13 Time Line

Claims to the Term "Time-Sharing" - J.A.N. Lee.....16 The Beginnings at MIT

Chronology of Computer Activity at MIT - J.A.N. Lee Reminiscences on the History of Time- Sharing - John McCarthy 1959 Memorandum - John McCarthy Man-Computer Symbiosis - J.C.R. Licklider

CTSS -- The Compatible Time-Sharing System An Experimental Time-Sharing System - Fernando J. Corbato, Marjorie Merwin-Daggett, and Robert C. Daley.....31

The CTSS Interviews - J.A.N. Lee and Robert F. Rosin.....33

References and Bibliography.....52

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