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  Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for BINAC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The BINAC was a bit-serial binary computer with two independent CPUs, each with its own 512- word acoustic mercury delay line memory.
BINAC was significant for being able to perform high-speed arithmetic on binary numbers, with no provisions to store characters or decimal digits.
The BINAC ran its first test program (consisting of 23 instructions) in March 1949, although it wasn't fully functional at the time.
www.upto11.net /generic_wiki.php?q=binac   (242 words)

  
 BINAC - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC, the Binary Automatic Computer, was an early electronic computerdesigned for Northrop Aircraft Company by J.
The BINAC was a bit-serial binary computer with twoindependent CPUs, each with its own 512-word acoustic mercury delay line memory.
New programs or data had to be entered manually in octal using an eight-keykeypad.
www.free-web-encyclopedia.com /?t=BINAC   (107 words)

  
 binac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
"The BINAC (Auerbach, 1952) was a bit serial binary computer with a 512 word acoustic mercury delay line memory divided into 16 channels each holding 32 words of 31 bits with an additional 11 bit space between words to allow for circuit delays in switching.
BINAC was built by Eckert Mauchly Computer Corporation for the Northrop Aircraft Corporation and was intended to be used in a classified airborne application.
BINAC was never used for its intended purpose but during its short period of use it was an important training ground and a testing place for new ideas.
www.palosverdes.com /lasthurrah/binac-description.html   (703 words)

  
 Serbia Info News / BINAC
Monastery Binac is situated near the village of Buzovik (it is also called Buzovik after the village), in the vicinity of Kosovska Vitina.
It is assumed that it was the center of Byzantine Bishopric during the reign of emperor Basil II.
The church of Binac monastery is of modest dimensions, a rectangular base with a semi-circular apse on the east.
www.serbia-info.com /news/1999-08/31/14196.html   (213 words)

  
 binac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC, the Binary Automatic Computer, was an early electronic computer designed by J.
The BINAC was a bit-serial binary computer with a 512-word acoustic mercury delay line memory divided into 16 channels each holding 32 words (31-bit) with an additional 11-bit space between words to allow for circuit delays in switching.
The clock rate was 4.25 MHz which yielded a word time of about 10 microseconds.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /BINAC.html   (144 words)

  
 COV&R-Bulletin No. 3 (Sept. 1992) - Seite 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC was started in the Fall of 1986 when Westar met at the University of Notre Dame.
The goal of BINAC was to regard American culture from the standpoint of biblical narratives and simultaneously to develop a better hermeneutic out of and for the American context.
(In the event, BINAC was eliminated after the meeting in March, 1990.) It was then, toward the end of 1989, that Charles Mabee and I had a couple of long telephone conversations.
theol.uibk.ac.at /cover/bulletin/xtexte/bulletin03-4.html   (1051 words)

  
 Marznet's Great Moments in Computer History::BINAC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The BINAC was a bit serial binary computer designed by Eckert-Mauchly.
It had a 512-word acoustic mercury delay line memory divided into 16 channels each holding 32 words of 31 bits with an additional 11-bit space between words to allow for circuit delays in switching.
The BINAC was the first dual processor computer, and was built for the U.S. Navy.
computing.marzopolis.com /40s/binac.php   (157 words)

  
 Birding is NOT a crime!!!!: Northerly Island to BINAC: Birders Go Home!
A BINAC crew was keen to discover if the strong warbler migration on the lakefront over the last few days was also occurring at Northerly Island.
Binac was at last spring's field trip in Grant Park.
She's not a BINAC reader so I'll have to tell her we missed you again.
birdingisnotacrime.blogspot.com /2005/08/northerly-island-to-binac-birders-go.html   (368 words)

  
 From Gutenberg to the Internet: Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With the completion of the second module of the computer (the first was completed in August), the BINAC is operational.
Excluding the BINAC, which only operated for a short time, this is one of three stored-program computers operating in the world at this time.
Excluding the unique BINAC, the UNIVAC I is the first electronic computer to be commercially manufactured in the United States.
www.historyofmedicine.com /G2I/docs/timeline/timeline_08.shtml   (2067 words)

  
 KFOR Online Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC: A few kilometers south of Vitinia the village of Binac shows that co-existence is still possible in Kosovo.
Father Lush found the way to work with the terrible pain suffered by the mothers and wives, either they were K-Albanians or K-Serbs, and he was able to keep them together to rebuild the Community, starting with him sharing this common sorrow.
The operation was successful and today, Binac is an example for all Kosovars.
www.nato.int /kfor/chronicle/2001/nr_010617.htm   (400 words)

  
 Unisys History Newsletter v5n1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC had a set of 16 instructions, which were called "orders," made up of a six-bit operation code and a nine-bit!
The BINAC and the EDSAC (Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator), developed at Cambridge University, share the honor of being the first working computers to implement the stored-program concept.
The BINAC was demonstrated for several months in Philadelphia and turned over to Northrop in August 1949, fifteen months behind schedule.
www.cc.gatech.edu /gvu/people/randy.carpenter/folklore/v5n1.html   (4401 words)

  
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BINAC, the Binary Automatic Computer, was an early electronic computer designed for Northrop Aircraft Company by the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation in 1949.
The BINAC ran a test program (consisting of 23 instructions) in March 1949, although it wasn't fully functional at the time.
February 7, 1949 - Ran a five-line program to fill the memory from register A. February 10, 1949 - Ran a five-line program to check memory.
www.homestayfinder.com /Dictionary.aspx?q=BINAC   (345 words)

  
 Von Neumann architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ENIAC was modified to run as a stored-program computer (using the Function Tables for program ROM) and was demonstrated as such on September 16, 1948, running a program by Adele Goldstine for von Neumann.
The BINAC ran some test programs in February, March, and April 1949, although it wasn't completed until September 1949.
The Manchester Mark I grew out of the SSEM project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Von_Neumann_architecture   (1489 words)

  
 Sperry-Univac Company Records1935-1985
The BINAC, designed to pilot a guided missile, became the first stored-program electronic digital computer to be built and put into operation.
Eckert and Mauchly built the BINAC according to Northrop's specifications, but, at the same time, they conceived of it as a UNIVAC prototype.
BINAC records contain considerable correspondence with Northrop Aircraft which trace the technological obstacles that had to be overcome in order to build the first stored memory computer.
www.hagley.lib.de.us /1825sp.htm   (3288 words)

  
 BINAC - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation BINAC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Here you will find more informations about BINAC.
If you find this encyclopedia or its sister projects useful,
BINAC, the Binary Automatic Computer, was an early electronic computer designed for Northrop Aircraft Company by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly in 1949.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/BINAC.html   (159 words)

  
 Roger Mills   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
My first computer was BINAC, a computer designed and manufactured by Eckert/Mauchley.
It had a serial mercury delay line memory of 512 32 bit words, binary input and output, tape storage.
BINAC was the first stored program computer in the US.
www.smecc.org /roger_mills.htm   (543 words)

  
 Iterations: An interdisciplinary journal of software history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mauchly, especially, saw the importance of software needs even before he and Eckert embarked on their industrial adventure and he worked for many years on providing the software customers would need if EMCC were to play a major role in the computer market.
As there was no market for computer systems outside government circles in the second half of the 1940s, Eckert and Mauchly pursued their dream by garnering contracts for machines in the hope that they could spread the development cost over enough contracts.
Eckert and Mauchly saw the BINAC, part of a military missile system contract, as a prototype of the UNIVAC, and another way to spread the costs.
www.cbi.umn.edu /iterations/norberg.html   (9206 words)

  
 BINAC articles and news from Start Learning Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC articles and news from Start Learning Now
The BINAC was a bit-serial binary numeral systembinary computer with two independent Central processing unitCPUs, each with its own 512- word (computer science)word acoustic mercury delay line memorydelay line Computer storagememory.
Explore to your heart's content, and we hope you enjoy reading the material we have assembled for you here!
www.startlearningnow.com /BINAC.htm   (397 words)

  
 Birding is NOT a crime!!!!: Field Trip to Northerly Island on October 1.
Those in attendance will be lucky enough to hear the wisdom of BINAC in its full glory, as the head honcho himself will be leading this trip, and a bunch of other BINAC underlings and hangers-on will also be in attendance.
BINAC had to park his car in Toledo yet still met up with two of the trip particpants and did the best he could considering the circumstances.
Of course, getting the facts straight has never been one of Randi's strong suits (especially not with respect to Northerly Island), so it's not surprising that she would be misinformed on this issue as well.
birdingisnotacrime.blogspot.com /2005/08/field-trip-to-northerly-island-on.html   (696 words)

  
 UNISYS
Eckert and Mauchly turn over the BINAC to from Philadelphia to Northrop's headquarters in California.
It was 20 square feet in size, utilized 700 tubes, mercury delay lines, and was a general purpose computer.
Presper Eckert and John Mauchly were the designers and builders of the ENIAC (1946), Binac (1949) and UNIVAC (1951).
www.computermuseum.li /Testpage/UNISYS-UNIVAC-CHRONO.htm   (1587 words)

  
 BINAC - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
We found 3 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word BINAC:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "BINAC" is defined.
BINAC : BABEL: Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms [home, info]
www.onelook.com /cgi-bin/cgiwrap/bware/dofind.cgi?word=BINAC   (78 words)

  
 Mauchly, John W. --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
It was the prototype for most computers in use today.
In 1948 they completed BINAC (Binary Automatic Computer), which stored information on magnetic tape rather than on punch cards.
In 1948 they completed BINAC (Binary Automatic Computer), which stored information on magnetic tape rather...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9329434?tocId=9329434   (779 words)

  
 The BINAC: A Case Study in the History of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The BINAC, short for Binary Automatic Computer, was developed by John Presper Eckert, Jr.
This paper provides an historical analysis of the BINAC and the issues relating to its development.
"The BINAC: A Case Study in the History of Technology," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 01,  no. 1,  pp.
csdl2.computer.org /persagen/DLAbsToc.jsp?resourcePath=/dl/mags/an/&toc=comp/mags/an/1979/01/a1toc.xml&DOI=10.1109/MAHC.1979.10005   (165 words)

  
 S114 Data Fortran example   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Z(13) = 5 INDEX = 13 ELSEIF (DZB3.eq.6) then IF (Z(12).ge.6) BINAC =.true.
Z(13) = 3 Z(14) = 3 INDEX = 14 ELSEIF (DZB3.eq.7) then IF (Z(12).ge.7) BINAC =.true.
Z(13) = 3 Z(14) = 3 Z(15) = 3 INDEX = 15 ELSEIF (DZB3.gt.9) then BINAC =.true.
www-kp3.gsi.de /www/kp3/s114_data_fortran.html   (293 words)

  
 Technology, Invention, and Innovation Collections
The story of this newest electronic "brain" is a report on progress of Philadelphia's newest industry." Reprint from the October, 1949, issue of PHILADELPHIA Magazine; 3 pages, xerox copy of same.
Invitation by The Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation "to attend a demonstration of the new electronic binary automatic computer BINAC": with space to write in person invited and date; 1949, 3 copies (one in an envelope) also 2 xerox pages of the invitation.
Report A -X -3: Section A collates octal-coded decimal quantities Section B converts these quantities to binary notation, computes, and reconverts computed quantities to octal-coded decimal notation.
americanhistory.si.edu /archives/d8324a.htm   (4863 words)

  
 IBM and the Seven Dwarfs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BINAC was delivered late, it was over budget, it was sloppily constructed, and there is some debate as to whether it ever worked correctly at all.
(Trivia fact: Grace Murray Hopper, later a Navy Admiral and the author of the first compiler, was one of the lead programmers for BINAC.)
Ike Auerbach, longtime engineering colleague and member of the "executive committee" (such as it was) of EMCC, proposed that he and a few engineers go "off to one side" to build inexpensive BINAC-like machines to sell to universities, to generate capital so work on UNIVAC could continue.
www.cs.washington.edu /homes/gribble/classes/cs39c/Comp/dwarf.html   (1936 words)

  
 ---- :::: Binac :::: ----   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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The team at BINAC believe that very few businesses are even aware of the significant savings they could make in this area even through something as straightforward as using B2B hubs or exchanges.
Please contact us should you wish to discuss the possibilities of B2B making money for your company.
www.binac.com /b2b.htm   (154 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In 1949, their company launched the BINAC computer that used magnetic tape to store data.
Eckert and Mauchly recieved the IEEE Computer Society Pioneer Award in 1980.
At eleven forty-five p.m., October 2, 1955, with the power finally shut off, the ENIAC retired.
uk.geocities.com /magoos_universe/early_comp.htm   (2395 words)

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