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By Jeffrey R. Yost

An important contribution to the examine of the historical past of pcs, this paintings identifies the computer's effect at the actual, organic, cognitive, and clinical sciences. References basic to the understudied region of the background of medical computing additionally rfile the numerous position of the sciences in assisting to form the improvement of computing device expertise. extra largely, the numerous assets on medical computing aid exhibit how the pc was once the main major clinical tool of the 20 th century.

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Advances in Computers (New York: Academic Press, 1964): 289-349. " 95. Dobrin, Milton B. " In Daniel F. Merriam, ed. Computer Applications in the Earth Sciences (New York: Plenum Press, 1969): 41-60. Dobrin, of United Geophysical Corporation, begins by outlining why seismic reflection data of digital recordings creates significant demands on computer storage capacity and speed of operation. He addresses how challenges can be met and argues that the digital computer has revolutionized seismic processing.

Some of the studies were related to Enrico Fermi's phase shift analysis, Mici Teller, and Arianna and Marshall Rosenbluth, Andrew Turkevich, and others' study of nuclear cascades. 148. , Jr. " Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation 3 (July, 1948): 161-166. Mitchell writes of his success in solving 38 simultaneous linear equations using an Aiken Relay Calculator that was constructed for the Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Virginia by staff of Harvard University's Computational Laboratory.

Military's support for information processing research during World War II and beyond in high-energy physics and other fields. Different articles address issues such as the cost of information processing research, computer development as a mandate of the Armed Forces, the Office of Naval Research and computing, and applications of computers to research on radar technology. (See articles by I. ) 47. Merriam, Daniel F. ed. Computer Applications in the Earth Sciences (New York: Plenum Press, 1969).

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