[SIGCIS-Members] 1997 IEEE Conference on the History of Computing
brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk
Sun Jan 15 03:07:12 PST 2017
Dear Alan, James, Atsushi:
Thanks for your quick responses to my query.
For the record, I have now made available the text of the paper I actually gave at the Williamsburg conference available at:
> On 13 Jan 2017, at 14:38, David Alan Grier <grier at email.gwu.edu> wrote:
> I don’t believe that there were any formal proceedings - there are certainly none in the IEEE library. I was never solicited for the 0 to 1 book. My paper was published in the Annals. I believe that Luanne Johnson’s paper had the same outcome.
>> On Jan 13, 2017, at 8:22 AM, Brian Randell <brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Am I right in understanding that this conference did not result in any published formal conference proceedings as such, though the book "From 0 to 1: an authoritative history of modern computing by Akera Atsushi and Frederik Nebeker” resulted from the conference five years later.
>> My records indicate that the paper I gave at the 1997 conference ("The Development of Computers and their History”) was at the request of the editors of "From 0 to 1” replaced by a very different paper “The New Electronic Technology”. (I have a copy of the former paper to hand, but not the latter.)
>> Have the actual papers delivered at the conference ever been published, i.e., were any actual conference proceedings ever issued?
>> Brian Randell
>> School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
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