Essays Tagged: "J. Presper Eckert"

The History and Future of Computers

or over fifty years.ENIAC which was thought up in 1942, was in use from 1946 to 1955. Thought up by J. Presper Eckert and his associates. The computer was the first high-speed digital computer and was ...

(4 pages) 189 3 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of computers in America

ns' systems were produced which needed trajectory tables and other essential data. In 1942, John P. Eckert, John W. Mauchley, and their associates at the University of Pennsylvania decided to build a ... rcially available computers (Hazewindus, 102).The UNIVAC was developed by John W. Mauchley and John Eckert, Jr. in the 1950's. Together they had formed the Mauchley-Eckert Computer Corporation, Americ ...

(10 pages) 212 1 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of Computers

pons systems were produced which needed trajectory tables and other essential data.In 1942, John P. Eckert, John W. Mauchley, and their associates at the University of Pennsylvania decided to build a ... erciallyavailable computers (Hazewindus, 102).The UNIVAC was developed by John W. Mauchley and John Eckert, Jr. in the 1950's. Together they had formed the Mauchley-Eckert Computer Corporation, Americ ...

(10 pages) 176 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of the Computer Industry in America

ons systems were produced which needed trajectory tables and other essential data. In 1942, John P. Eckert, John W. Mauchley, and their associates at the University of Pennsylvania decided to build a ... rcially available computers (Hazewindus, 102).The UNIVAC was developed by John W. Mauchley and John Eckert, Jr. in the 1950's. Together they had formed the Mauchley-Eckert Computer Corporation, Americ ...

(11 pages) 170 0 3.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Impact that Information Technology has on Society.

ebruary of 1946, the public got its first glimpse of the ENIAC, a machine built by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert that improved 1,000 times on the speed of its contemporaries.Start of project: 194 ... tput: cards, lights, switches, plugsFloor space: 1,000 square feetProject leaders: John Mauchly and J. Presper EckertIn the following section I am going to write about the impact that I.T. and compute ...

(5 pages) 413 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The History of the CPU

tory of the CPU was the Eniac, a huge, high-powered, behemoth ofa machine built by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert in 1946.The invention of the transistor (short for "transfer resistance") by John ...

(12 pages) 110 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How Computers are Used by Philippine Society and What It Implies for Further Advancement in Lifestyle

ENIAC (Electrical Numerical Integrator and Calculator) machine was developed by John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert, Jr. at the University of Pennsylvannia. It used 18,000 vacuums, punch-card input, ...

(20 pages) 99 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Intel and the Microprocessor

Integrator and Computer) was the first large-scale computer, and was conceived by John Mauchly and Presper Eckert. It used vacuum tubes instead of the electromechanical relays used in other computing ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The History of Computers

ns' systems were produced which needed trajectory tables and other essential data. In 1942, John P. Eckert, John W. Mauchly and their associates at the University of Pennsylvania decided to build a hi ... rcially available computers. (Hazewindus, 102)The UNIVAC was developed by John W. Mauchley and John Eckert, Jr. in the 1950's. TheyThe History of Computers 6had formed the Mauchley-Eckert Computer Cor ...

(10 pages) 64 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computers.

, the first binary computer with high-capacity memory for calculating. Until 1946, John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert invented the ENIAC (Electrical Numerical Integrator And Calculator). This research ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A brief history of computer.

The first all-electronic compute, based on vacuum tubes, was developed in 1946 by J. Presper Eckert and John W. Mauchly of the University of Pennsylvania. Atahis computer could make ...

(1 pages) 1979 0 2.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Computer Uses

act, multiply, and divide · Cost $450,000 · Invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly 1948 - Transistors were invented by Shockley and Bardeen at Bell ...

(7 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Social Effects Of The Computer

bes could be used for high-speed data processing (Laudon 44). The U.S Army awarded John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert a contract to build a computer for them to help in calculating firing tables in 19 ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Computer history

be solved without having to rewire the computer. A University of Pennsylvania engineer, John Presper Eckert, Jr., and his colleague, John William Mauchly, a physicist, developed the first all e ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of computers

ic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC) in earnest at Penn State. Designed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of the Moore School, they get help from John von Neumann and others. In 1944, the ... ken hires Grace Hopper ("Amazing Grace") as one of three programmers working on the machine. Thomas J. Watson Sr. plays a pivotal role involving his company, IBM, in the machine's development.Early in ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science