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Journal of the ACM (JACM), Volume 1 Issue 1, Jan. 1954

The Association for Computing Machinery
Samuel B. Williams
Pages: 1-3
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320765
As the Association for Computing Machinery enters a new phase of its existence, it seems befitting to review, briefly, the conditions in the computing field just prior to its organization and the events of the past six years of its life. Since...

The IBM 701 Speedcoding System
J. W. Backus
Pages: 4-6
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320766

Life Insurance Premium Billing and Combined Operations by Electronic Equipment
R. T. Wiseman
Pages: 7-12
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320767

The IBM Magnetic Drum Calculator Type 650
F. E. Hamilton, E. C. Kubie
Pages: 13-20
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320768
The IBM Magnetic Drum Calculator Type 650 is an electronic calculator intermediate in speed, capacity and cost. It takes a logical position between the IBM Card Programmed Electronic Calculator and the IBM Electronic Data Processing Machines...

Equipment Reliability as Applied to Analogue Computers
H. Jacobs, Jr.
Pages: 21-26
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320769

Survey of Analog Multiplication Schemes
C. M. Edwards
Pages: 27-35
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320770

Automatic Strain-Gage and Thermocouple Recording on Punched Cards
Richmond Perley
Pages: 36-43
DOI: 10.1145/320764.320771