A Mini-History of ComputingA Mini-History of Computing
Publisher NameAmerican Institute of Physics
AbstractThis book was produced by George K. Thiruvathukal for the American Institute of Physics to promote interest in the interdisciplinary publication, Computing in Science and Engineering. It accompanied a limited edition set of playing cards that is no longer available (except in PDF). This book features a set of 54 significant computers by era/category, including ancient calculating instruments, pre-electronic mechanical calculators and computers, electronic era computers, and modern computing (minicomputers, maniframes, personal computers, devices, and gaming consoles).
Creative Commons LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Citation InformationGeorge K. Thiruvathukal, A Mini-History of Computing, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD, 2011.