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− | Maurice V. Wilkes in 1951 was Director of the Mathematical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. | + | '''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) | + | * ''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 | ||
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− | + | ==External links== | |
− | + | * [https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsbm.2013.0020 Sir Maurice Vincent Wilkes] | |
[[Category:People]] | [[Category:People]] |
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