Resources

A number of resources are available exploring CSIRAC and related topics.

These include details of the CSIRAC Archive, books about or inspired by CSIRAC, educational activities and links to external web resources.

Education activities

The following activities incorporate the use of information and communication technologies (ICT).

Archive TitlePDF File
CSIRAC Digital Detective (PDF 99k) Link to Digital Detective PDF
CSIRAC Evolution of the Computer (PDF 64k) Link to Evolution of the Computer PDF
CSIRAC Mouse Maze (PDF 60k) Link to Mouse Maze PDF
CSIRAC Predicting the Weather (PDF 59k) Link to Predicting the Weather PDF

Website Links

The following links lead to other websites containing information about the history of computing.

Monash University’s Computing in Melbourne: a historical tour
http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~gfarr/tour/

Radiomuseum website
http://www.radiomuseum.org/r/csiro_csirac_early_computer.html

CSIRAC - The University of Melbourne Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/csirac/

Lorenz Ciphers and the Colossus
http://www.codesandciphers.org.uk/lorenz/index.htm

Computer History Museum
http://www.computerhistory.org/

The University of Manchester Celebrates the Birth of the Modern Computer
http://www.computer50.org/

Description of the BINAC
http://www.palosverdes.com/lasthurrah/binac-description.html

EDSAC 99 at University of Cambridge
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/UoCCL/misc/EDSAC99/

The Alan Turing Home Page
http://www.turing.org.uk/turing/

Australian Computer Society
http://www.acs.org.au/

The Pearcey Foundation
http://www.pearcey.org.au/index.php/Welcome

Museum Victoria CSIRAC Information Sheet
http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/infosheets/csirac/

Note: These websites were accessed on 30 September 2005. Museum Victoria accepts no responsibility for their content or accessibility.

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