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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 17 Number 1 -- Front Matter

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Original Publication Date: 1995-Apr-30
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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Vol. 17, No. 1, Spring 1995 [Front matter]

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THIS DOCUMENT IS AN APPROXIMATE REPRESENTATION OF THE ORIGINAL.

Copyright ©; 1995 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Vol. 17, No. 1, Spring 1995 [Front matter]

Departments Comments, Queries, and Debate - Werner Buchholz.....4

The Stored-Program Concept: A Reprise - Henry S. Tropp The Origin of WYSIWYG

Happenings - Geoffrey Bowker.....54 The Retrocomputing Museum Retirement Dinner for David
Wheeler History Sessions at 1994 IFIP WCC Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing ASIS Session on History of Information Science Utah Graphics in the Bay Area SIG on Computers, Information and Society History of Computing in Holland Computer Science Alumnae of Michigan AHC 95 Conference Announcement Grace Hopper Inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame

Anecdotes - James Tomayko.....61 The Role of Computers in Education Babbage and Clemens

Biographies - Eric A. Weiss.....64 Obituary: Edward Arthur Newman - Donald Watts Davies
Obituary: Bernard Burrows Swann - Hugh McGregor Ross Memoirs of Frederic G. Whithington

Reviews - Peggy Kidwell.....73 Babbage and Cryptography - Donald W. Davies Bruce Collier,
The Little Engines that Could've: The Calculating Machines of Charles Babbage - Martin Campbell-Kelly Magnus R. Hestenes and John Todd, Mathematicians Learning to Use Computers - Kenneth E. Iverson Peter J. Bird, Leo, The First Business Computer - H.R. (Barney) Oldfield Randall E. Stross, Steve Jobs and the Next Big Thing - Keith Smillie Subrata Dasgupta, Creativity in Invention and Design - J.A.N. Lee

(Image Omitted: Dreams of using digital computers in industrial control date back to the 1940s. Among the early process control computers was an RW-300 installed in the control room of a new vinyl chloride plant at Calvert City, Kentucky, in 1958.)

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Circulation: IEEE Annals of The History of Computing (ISSN 1058-6180) is published quarterly by the IEEE Computer Society, 10662 Los Vaqueros Circle, PO Box 3014, Los Alamitos, CA 40720-1264: phone (714) 8218380. IEEE Computer Society Headquarter, 1730 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036-1903. IEEE Headquarter, 345 East 47th St., New York, NY, 10017. Annual subscription $20 in addition to any IEEE Computer Society dues, $25 in addition to any IEEE dues, and $42 for members of other professional organizations. Nonmember subscription rates: available upon request. Single copy prices: members $10 00: nonnmembers $20.00. This magazine is also available in microfiche form.

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