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Early History of Computing in Switzerland: Discovery of Rare Devices, Unknown Documents, and Scarcely Known Facts

Herbert Bruderer
2017 IEEE Annals of the History of Computing  
started my research in 2009, my main interest concerned the relationship between Konrad Zuse and ETH Zurich.  ...  This device is mentioned in Konrad Zuse's memoirs but without a name. M9 was the first Zuse machine manufactured in quantity. Remington Rand, Zurich, ordered the calculators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mahc.2017.10 fatcat:jehjo75ybrdzllrlx46k4qvbsm

The Origins of Informatics

M. F. Collen
1994 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Understanding the historical development of informatics technology can help to elucidate the relevance of informatics to medicine.  ...  The increasing importance of computer applications to medicine should generate some curiosity as to the origins and the evolution of informatics--the science, engineering, and technology of computer hardware  ...  Due to World War II, Zuse's work received little recognition in the United. States. Howard H.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jamia.1994.95236152 pmid:7719803 pmcid:PMC116189 fatcat:tb4zyqkskncu5opdutblapneje

The Causal-Compositional Concept of Information—Part II: Information through Fairness: How Does the Relationship between Information, Fairness and Language Evolve, Stimulate the Development of (New) Computing Devices and Help to Move towards the Information Society

Gerhard Luhn
2012 Information  
The aim of this study is not even to show that those strong relationships exist.  ...  The goal of this study is to show that such a concept is glued by the strong relationship between seemingly unrelated disciplines: physics, semantics (semiotics/cognition) and computer science, and even  ...  Thanks to all!  ... 
doi:10.3390/info3030504 fatcat:gmzm7g6tu5fe7ltmt567kmzdja

Information Technology in Italy: The Origins and the Early Years (1954 - 1965) [chapter]

Corrado Bonfanti
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
During the formative years in Switzerland he became familiar with IBM and Bull punch-card equipment and, most of all, with Konrad Zuse's Z4 relay computer and its Plankalkül programming language.  ...  of informatics in Italy 11 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33899-1_19 fatcat:ehdiw7i24vg7dczchyt2yl5haa

2013 Jahresbericht Annual Report

Zuse's Dagstuhl im Juli 2013 als Leihgabe ein Gemälde des deut-passion for art led him to paint numerous abstract works and schen Informatikers Konrad Zuse one of 12 such images created using the tree  ...  Informatics.  ...  Seminarzentrum für wissenschaftliche informatics research community by providing a seminar Veranstaltungen zu unterstützen. center for academic events.  ... 

Calculative cinema: technologies of speed, scale, and explication CALCULATIVE CINEMA: TECHNOLOGIES OF SPEED, SCALE, AND EXPLICATION

Kyle Stine, Kyle Stine, Kyle Stine, Kyle Stine
2013 unpublished
It seeks to relate philosophical investigations, avant-garde art practices, and modern historiography to the development of cinematic technologies, and does this by tracing seemingly outlying cases in  ...  the history of physics, cybernetics, and sound reproduction in order to locate the technical tendency common to these fields and its characteristic folding between picturing and measurement, cinema and  ...  It was the first computer to use motion picture film, as it was completed in 1938 several years in advance of Konrad Zuse's successful Z3, though unlike Zuse's computer, which used punched 35mm film to  ...