ICL AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRITISH MAINFRAME
UNSPECIFIED (1995) ICL AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRITISH MAINFRAME. COMPUTER JOURNAL, 38 (5). pp. 400-412. ISSN 0010-4620Full text not available from this repository.
ICL was created in 1968 as Britain's national flagship computer manufacturer through a government-inspired merger in response to the increasing dominance the UK computer market by American computer suppliers. This paper describes the R&D issues facing ICL and its predecessor companies in developing their mainframe ranges over a period of half a century. The technological issues are set in their the economic and political contexts.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Journal or Publication Title:||COMPUTER JOURNAL|
|Publisher:||CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 400-412|
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