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Alo, Richard
University of Houston Downtown
Houston, Texas
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  The mathematical reception of the modern computer: john von neumann and the institute for advanced study computer
Aspray W.  In Studies in the history of mathematics. Washington, DC: MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, 1987. Type: Book Chapter

The basic purpose of this paper is to study an important example of the relationship between mathematics and computing in the period from 1945 to 1955. The example discussed is the construction of a computer at the Institute for Advanced Study in ...

Jan 1 1989  
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