Photos of early computers: 1940s-1960s

Photos of early computers: 1940s-1960s

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Florence Nightingale OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, pioneering computer scientist, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer.

Alan Turing broke the German Enigma code during World War II and devised the Turing machine and the Turing test of computer intelligence. Unabashedly gay, he committed suicide after being convicted of homosexual acts.

Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind was a German mathematician who made important contributions to abstract algebra (particularly ring theory), algebraic number theory and the foundations of the real numbers.

This is a page on commutative algebra with a list of some useful books on commutative algebra and related topics.

Thorvald Nicolai Thiele was a Danish astronomer, actuary and mathematician, most notable for his work in statistics, interpolation and the three-body problem.

Thorvald Nicolai Thiele was a Danish astronomer, actuary and mathematician, most notable for his work in statistics, interpolation and the three-body problem.

A U.S. Census Bureau employee uses a UNIVAC 1105 computer to tabulate data…

Census Bureau employee uses a UNIVAC 1105 computer to tabulate data…

Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary (present-day Romania) who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis.

Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary (present-day Romania) who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis.

History of statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sir William Petty, a economist who used early statistical methods to analyse demographic data.

Statistics algorithms were one of the first uses of modern computers.

Statistics algorithms were one of the first uses of modern computers.

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