Teaching Photograph - Program Diagram, Random Number Generator, Programming Language, Trevor Pearcey, 1959-1992 Reg. No: MM 068284
- Photograph of a computer programming diagram entitled "TAC - RANDOM MUMBER GENERATOR".
This is one of a set of photographs showing computers, computer components, computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several pioneer models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including CSIRAC (originally known as CSIR Mark 1), Cirrus, Atlas, IBM System/360 , CDC 6600 System, and 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:||TAC - RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR|
|Inscriptions:||On reverse in black pencil at lower right, Museum Victoria catalogue reference: "MM 68284";
On reverse printed in black ink, photographic paper manufacturer's name: "ILFORD".
Title incorporated as part of image: "TAC - RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR".
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; 5 in. x 3½ in.|
|Creator:||Dr Trevor Pearcey, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1950s-1960s|
This item is part of the following themes: