[SIGCIS-Members] Venues for technical history?

Brian Berg brianberg at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 15:09:22 PST 2022


You could try "IEEE Annals of the History of Computing" - and note that
this journal was the subject of a list email of earlier today.

Brian Berg

On Tue, Feb 1, 2022 at 12:59 PM Cliff Jones <cliff.jones at newcastle.ac.uk>
wrote:

> Jeffrey
>
> “Formal Aspects of Computing” is not a history journal but it has had some
> interesting excursions into history. We’ve tried to get good technical
> obituaries on key figures (Apt’s on Dijkstra is excellent Vol 14, pp 92-98
> as is the one on Manna Vol 31, No 6)
>
> We also “commissioned” a series of papers (some of which actually arrived
> ;-) and are published in Vol 31, No 6 - see:
> https://link.springer.com/journal/165/volumes-and-issues/31-6
>
> PLs are not FM as such but I’d be happy to look at any papers you might
> want to publish
>
> Cliff Jones
>
>
> On 2022-02-01, at 20:36, Jeffrey Starr <jwstarr81 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
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> I'm interested in writing on technical computer science history topics
> (e.g. programming language history) and I'm trying to identify venues for
> short-form/article length publications. The focus would be on the
> engineering decisions and impact, rather than the social or business
> impact, which I understand is "out of scope" for many of the typical
> historical journals.
>
> Does this community have any recommendations?
>
> Jeffrey Starr
>
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