History of computing Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

2,883 words, approx. 10 pages
Early Pioneers The evolution of computer technology between 1930 and 1950 was strongly influenced first by mathematical theoreticians and then by military needs during World War II. During this twenty... Read more
1,683 words, approx. 6 pages
Generations, Computers Early modern computers are typically grouped into four "generations." Each generation is marked by improvements in basic technology. These improvements in technolo... Read more
1,268 words, approx. 5 pages
Computers, Evolution of Electronic Electronic computers represent and process data through electronic signals and currents. These computers have evolved significantly over the past halfcentury. Today&... Read more
54,670 words, approx. 183 pages
The first modern digital computers were developed in the 1940s for military purposes that arose during World War II. These computers filled entire rooms, and at rates of a few thousand calculations pe... Read more