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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 15 Number 3 -- Happenings

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000129785D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Sep-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 15K

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Software Patent Institute

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JUDY E. O'NEILL: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The Happenings department reports on past, present, and future events that are of interest to the history of computing. These events include conferences, appropriate sessions from meetings, exhibits, projects, awards, publications, collections, general memorabilia, and important dates in the history of computing. Contributions to the department are encouraged and should consist of a description or report of the event, highlighting its specific relevance.

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Copyright ©; 1993 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Happenings

JUDY E. O'NEILL, EDITOR

The Happenings department reports on past, present, and future events that are of interest to the history of computing. These events include conferences, appropriate sessions from meetings, exhibits, projects, awards, publications, collections, general memorabilia, and important dates in the history of computing. Contributions to the department are encouraged and should consist of a description or report of the event, highlighting its specific relevance.

Eckert Receives Computer Entrepreneur Award

J. Presper Eckert received the IEEE Computer Society's Computer Entrepreneur Award during a special luncheon at the 1992 IEEE VLSI Test Symposium in Atlantic City, N.J. The Computer Entrepreneur Award, which consists of an engraved sterling silver memento, is given annually to visionaries whose entrepreneurial efforts and leadership have resulted in the growth of a segment of the computer industry. Eckert is well known throughout the industry for his pioneering activities with ENIAC and as cofounder of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company.

High-Performance Computing Exhibit

The Supercomputing '92 conference, held in Minneapolis, featured an exhibit that included a high-performance computing time line for the period from 1946 through 1985, as well as information and pictures of selected computers and companies that had historic impact on high- performance computing. The exhibit contained several artifacts, including the Control Data Corporation CDC 7600 serial no. 3 (installed at Los Alamos National Laboratory, 19701986); the Cray Research, Inc., Cray-1, serial no. 12 (installed at the University of Minnesota, 1981-1987); core me...