Title: Faster, Faster. A Simple Description of a ...
Publisher: International Business Machines Corp, New York
Publication Date: 1955
Book Condition: very good
Edition: First edition...
Book Type: book
Jones co-authored with Eckert this book during the very early days of the IBM Naval Ordnance Research Calculator, the first supercomputer. The Naval Surface Weapons Center at Dahlgren, Virginia, was the primary site of US naval computing. The center's machine, the Naval Ordnance Research Calculator (NORC), was built at the Watson Scientific Computing Laboratory under the direction of Wallace Eckert. Rebecca (Becky) Jones, an Associate in Astronomy at Columbia, was Wallace Eckert's assistant for many years and (also with Eckert) specified the first program for the SSEC (the moon orbit calculations that would be used later in the Apollo missions. Old signature inside the front cover, edges rubbed, in very good condition otherwise. A rare computer science historic work. Size: 6" - 9½" 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 272545
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