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Mir (Computer)


High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! MIR (MIR) is the name of a series of early Soviet computers, developed from 1965 (MIR-1) to 1969 (MIR-2) in a group headed by Victor Glushkov. It stands for "Mashina dlya Inzhenernyh Raschyotov" (Machine for Engineering Calculations). It was designed as a relatively small-scale computer for use in engineering and scientific applications. Among other innovations, it contained a hardware implementation of a high-level programming language capable of symbolic manipulations with fractions, polynomials, derivatives and integrals. Another innovative feature for that time was the user interface combining a keyboard with a monitor and light pen used for correcting texts and drawing on screen. It could be considered one of the first personal computers.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Sep 15th, 2012
  • Pages: 158
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.27in - 5.83in - 0.34in - 0.43lb
  • EAN: 9785511848310