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Teaching Photograph - Program Listing Diagram, Programming Language, Trevor Pearcey, 1959-1992 Reg. No: MM 068220
- Photograph of a computer programming diagram showing part of a computer program listing with the title "Solution of quadratic equations A(1)Y + A(2)X + A(3)XX = A"
This is one of a set of photographs of computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used in the 1970s as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several early models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including the CSIR Mark 1 (later renamed CSIRAC), the Cirrus, the Atlas, the IBM System/360 , the CDC 6600 System, and the Illiac IV.
- Black and white photographic print of computer programming instructions.
- Description Of Content:
- Early era [circa 1960] computer programming instructions.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Steve & Connie Kormas, 2001
|Dimensions:||90 mm (Width), 125 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||computer programming, computer software, computers, computing|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection, Trevor Pearcey, Computer Engineer & CSIRAC Specialist (1919-1998), Trevor Pearcey, 1919 - 1998: a brief biography, Trevor Pearcey & the First Australian Computer: A Lost Opportunity?, Trevor Pearcey & the First Australian Computer: A Lost Opportunity?|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Original Caption:||Solution of Quadratic Equations|
|Inscriptions:||Title incorporated as part of image: "SOLUTION OF QUADRATIC EQUATIONS A(1)Y + A(2)X + A(3)XX = A".
On reverse in black pencil at lower right, Museum Victoria catalogue reference: "MM 68220";
On reverse printed in black ink, photographic paper manufacturer's name: "ILFORD".
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; 5 in. x 3½ in.|
|Creator:||Dr Trevor Pearcey|
This item is part of the following themes: