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Title: The History of Computing at Cornell
Authors: Rudan, John W.
Keywords: The early days of punched card systems
The beginning and increasing use of computers in instruction
Use of computers to support university research activities; statistical programs
Use of computers for data processing for university business systems
Operating system and programming language software developed at Cornell
Computer Science Department and use of computers in instruction
Microcomputers/Personal computers on campus; sales and support
Text and Word Processing Developments, Desktop Publishing
Supercomputing at Cornell
Library use of Information Technology (Mass Storage and Printing Technologies)
The transition from Computing to Information Technology
Telecommunications and telephone systems
NSFNet and its evolution to the Internet
Network developments and systems at Cornell
Electronic Mail developments and use at Cornell
CUINFO, CU-SeeMe, Project Mandarin, Bear Access
Cornell leadership activities in computing/IT and networking applications and technology
Y2K - the year 2000 transition at Cornell
P2K - Project 2000 (the transformation of business systems at Cornell)
Time lines of computing/IT activities at Cornell (Appendix)
Issue Date: 29-Jan-2004
Abstract: John W. Rudan, Director Emeritus of the Office of Information Technologies at Cornell University, describes the development of computing at Cornell, from the earliest punchcard tabulating equipment used in the 1920s to the establishment of the Supercomputing Center in the late 1980s and subsequent activities in the 1990s.
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