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Maurice V. Wilkes in 1951 was Director of the Mathematical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge.
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'''Maurice V. Wilkes''' was a British computer scientist, in 1951 was Director of the Mathematical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Among his accomplishments were [[EDSAC]] (the first usable stored-program computer) and popularizing the use of [[microcode]].
  
 
He has written many articles and books, among them:
 
He has written many articles and books, among them:
  
The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer 1951 (with David J. Wheeler and Stanley Gill)
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* ''The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer'', 1951 (with David J. Wheeler and Stanley Gill) - the first book published about programming
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* Chapter 7, 'Calculating Machine Development at Cambridge', in ''Faster Than Thought'', 1953
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* Chapter 2, 'The EDSAC', in ''Automatic Digital Computation'', 1954
  
Chap 7 Calculating Machine Development at Cambridge, from Faster Than Thought, 1953
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chap 2 The [[EDSAC]] from Automatic Digital Computation, 1954
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==External links==
  
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* [https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsbm.2013.0020 Sir Maurice Vincent Wilkes]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:27, 3 February 2022

Maurice V. Wilkes was a British computer scientist, in 1951 was Director of the Mathematical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Among his accomplishments were EDSAC (the first usable stored-program computer) and popularizing the use of microcode.

He has written many articles and books, among them:

  • The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer, 1951 (with David J. Wheeler and Stanley Gill) - the first book published about programming
  • Chapter 7, 'Calculating Machine Development at Cambridge', in Faster Than Thought, 1953
  • Chapter 2, 'The EDSAC', in Automatic Digital Computation, 1954

External links