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The Resource Calculating a natural world : scientists, engineers, and computers during the rise of U.S. cold war research, Atsushi Akera

Calculating a natural world : scientists, engineers, and computers during the rise of U.S. cold war research, Atsushi Akera

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Calculating a natural world : scientists, engineers, and computers during the rise of U.S. cold war research
Title
Calculating a natural world
Title remainder
scientists, engineers, and computers during the rise of U.S. cold war research
Statement of responsibility
Atsushi Akera
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How the complex interplay of academic, commercial, and military interests produced an intense period of scientific discovery and technological innovation in computing during the Cold War
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
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Akera, Atsushi
Dewey number
004/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QA76.17
LC item number
.A42 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Inside technology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic data processing
  • Computers
  • COMPUTERS
  • Computers
  • Electronic data processing
  • United States
  • Datentechnik
  • Ost-West-Konflikt
  • Technische Innovation
  • Kalter Krieg
  • Computer
  • Computer
Label
Calculating a natural world : scientists, engineers, and computers during the rise of U.S. cold war research, Atsushi Akera
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-412) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An ecology of knowledge: technical and institutional developments in computing, 1900-1945 -- Biography and the circulation of knowledge: John Mauchly and the origins of electronic computing -- From ecology to network: John von Neumann and postwar negotiations over computer-development research -- Knowledge and organization: redefining computer-development research at the national bureau of standards -- Research and rhetoric: Jay Forrester and federal sponsorship of academic research -- Institutions and border crossings: Cuthbert Hurd and his applied science field men -- Voluntarism and occupational identity: the IBM users' group, share -- Research and education: the academic computing centers at MIT and the University of Michigan -- Discipline and service: research on computer time sharing at MIT and the University of Michigan
Control code
145464088
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 427 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262266895
Lccn
2006046247
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ad3941dd-91fd-4aae-83c6-a305ecc7b07b
  • 1712
  • 9780262266895
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not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)145464088
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Calculating a natural world : scientists, engineers, and computers during the rise of U.S. cold war research, Atsushi Akera
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-412) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An ecology of knowledge: technical and institutional developments in computing, 1900-1945 -- Biography and the circulation of knowledge: John Mauchly and the origins of electronic computing -- From ecology to network: John von Neumann and postwar negotiations over computer-development research -- Knowledge and organization: redefining computer-development research at the national bureau of standards -- Research and rhetoric: Jay Forrester and federal sponsorship of academic research -- Institutions and border crossings: Cuthbert Hurd and his applied science field men -- Voluntarism and occupational identity: the IBM users' group, share -- Research and education: the academic computing centers at MIT and the University of Michigan -- Discipline and service: research on computer time sharing at MIT and the University of Michigan
Control code
145464088
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 427 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262266895
Lccn
2006046247
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ad3941dd-91fd-4aae-83c6-a305ecc7b07b
  • 1712
  • 9780262266895
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)145464088
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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