Lecture: Monday, September 23, 2013 – Raj Reddy

Raj Reddy: Who invented the Computer: Babbage, Atanasoff, Zuse, Turing or von Neumann?

In this talk we examine the evolution of automation of computation and the events that are central to the advancement of computers. We will examine the concepts and technologies that were seminal, the necessary conditions, to the development of computers and the people that were principal players in the emergence of the modern computers.