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Image for Erma : Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting Promotional Brochure for the Installation of the ERMA Machine in the Bank of American in San Francisco

Erma : Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting Promotional Brochure for the Installation of the ERMA Machine in the Bank of American in San Francisco

By: Bank Of America

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36448

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized brochure with heavy cardstock covers and a spiral binding. The Brochure is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the brochure covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. There are several spots of rubbing to the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The brochure discusses not only the background of what the machine is supposed to do, but how it works, in some detail. "ERMA (Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting) , was a pioneering computer development project run at SRI Internat... View more info

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Ibm's Early Computers

By: Bashe, Charles J. , Lyle R. Johnson, John H. Palmer, Emerson W. Pugh

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA / London, England, MIT Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37414

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has some light rubbing and wear. "International Business Machines (IBM) , one of the world's largest companies, had a 62% share of the mainframe computer market in 1982. In the late 1970s the new personal computer industry was dominated by the Commodore PET, Atari 8-bit family, Apple II, Tandy Corporation's TRS-80, and various CP/M machines. With $15... View more info

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Commodore Plus/4 User Manual

By: Commodore Electronics Limited

Price: $40.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Commodore Electronics Limited: 1984

Seller ID: A37606

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format spiral bound book with illustrated cardstock covers. The book is in Very Good condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing, along with one crease to the top rear corner. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Commodore Plus/4 is a home computer released by Commodore International in 1984. The "Plus/4" name refers to the four-application ROM resident office suite (word processor, spreadsheet, database, and graphing) ; it was billed as "the productivity computer with software built-in.... View more info

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SUM (System Utilization Monitor Users Manual, Report, Portfolio of Specimen Publicity, and Typewritten Synopsis) Group of Four Items

By: Computer Synectics

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Computer Synectics, Inc.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36509

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Group of four items with introductory / Sample material for a new program to "synthesize data on the efficiency of plant machinery...SUM (System Utilization Monitor) and markets or leases with its various attachments to transmit the performance data audibly or visibly). Two spiral bound manuals, one report with cardstock covers and a stapled spine a large fold out brochure and a three page typewritten introduction. At the time of this group of items were published - the company had just started in Santa Clara California and had already received at least one large contrac... View more info

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Dynamic Optimization and Control A Variational Approach

By: Kipiniak, Walerian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ / New York, M.I.T. Press / John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29221

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The book covers are clean and bright. The text pages are mostly clean and bright but do have foxing to the edges of the text block. The previous owner has used an inked name stamp on the front pastedown, rear endpaper and the bottom edge of the text block. The dust jacket has several spots of rubbing and light wear to the edges and spine ends, along with some ground-in dirt and spotting. "Dynamic Optimization and Control develops a general contr... View more info

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Problem-Solving Methods in Artificial Intelligence

By: Nilsson, Nils J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A34061

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library Copy from the Xerox Corporation Library in the Palo Alto Research Center. This book is in Very Good condition, with library stamps to the endpapers and foredge of the text block along with several inked library notations. The text pages are clean and bright. "The goal of work in artificial intelligence is to build machines that perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. Thus, prominent topics in the field include automatic methods for solving problems, understansding and translating languages, proving theorems, and recognizing speech sounds and visiual objects. Alth... View more info

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Programming The Ibm System/360

By: Opler, Ascher (editor) The Staff Of Computer Usage Company

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, John Wliey & Sons, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A37762

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. The dust jacket has noticeable generalized toning , several small tears, including one on the front spine joint and a couple of small chips missing to the spine ends. There are also several small spots of discoloration to the dust jacket. "The IBM System/360 (S/... View more info

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The Cybernetic Society Pergamon Unified Engineering Series

By: Parkman, Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pergamon Press Inc.: 1972

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: A32742

Condition: Very Good


Graphs; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, light bumping and wear. There is a small chip missing from the bottom front spine joint - just the top paper layer. The rear cover has noticeable ground-in dirt and some light toning. The text pages are clean and bright. "The aim of this book has been to bring together, in some coherent way, facts and ideas which help give perspective to a study of ma... View more info

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Peninsula Electronics News (Newspaper: Sept. 1970 - Sample Copy)

By: Peninsula Electronics News

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Altos, CA, Peninsula Electronics News: 1970

Seller ID: A36809

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a sample issue of Peninsula Electronics News - published in Silicon Valley and covering the whole of the computer / electronics news in the San Francisco Bay Area. This issue is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The newspaper has noticeable generalized toning. "The Bay Area electronics industries deserve a comprehensive network of communication. With over 600 companies in the Bay Area directly or indirectly related to the electronics field, a specific and informative electronics newspaper is vital - especially in our present period of ... View more info

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Peninsula Electronics News (Newspaper: Feb. 1, 1971: Vol. 1, No. 7)

By: Peninsula Electronics News

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Altos, CA, Peninsula Electronics News: 1971

Seller ID: A36810

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This issue is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The newspaper has noticeable generalized toning and a couple of small spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean but toned. "The Bay Area electronics industries deserve a comprehensive network of communication. With over 600 companies in the Bay Area directly or indirectly related to the electronics field, a specific and informative electronics newspaper is vital - especially in our present period of economic turmoil." View more info

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Pen: Peninsula Electronics News

By: Peninsula Electronics News

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Altos, CA, Peninsula Electronics News: 1971

Seller ID: A38598

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This newspaper is in Very Good condition. The pages are noticeably toned, but generally clean. There is some beginning rippling to the front cover. The front page has one two inch tear to the crease and there is one ink scribble by the photo on the front page. Topics include: Varian buys Norton Division Camenzind Opens Firm to Design Custom IC's, SRI to evaluate impact of Advanced Materials, H-P sells Computer to retail Business, SMCDA reports decline in startups, expansions, and more. View more info

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Error-Correcting Codes

By: Peterson, W. Wesley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, etc., M.I.T. Press and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and wrinkles along with ground-in dirt and spots (mostly to the rear cover) and one medium size chip missing from the bottom spine end. "This book is the first to be devoted exclusively to error-detecting and error-correcting codes for information transmission and storage systems. Some of the material has never been published before." Computer coding / programming evolv... View more info

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The Compleat Strategyst Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy (A RAND Corporation Research Study)

By: Williams, J. D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill Book Company: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30547

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some beginning rubbing to the spine ends and corners. "I have been asked from time to time over several years by Professor A. W. Tucker whether I intended to do something further with the STRATEGYST. Inasmuch as each query was voiced as if he had never asked before, I was able for some time to use the same economical answer - no. However, it came to me recently that he may have been trying, gent... View more info

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The Compleat Strategyst Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy (A RAND Corporation Research Study)

By: Williams, J. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill Book Company: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38071

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "In game theory, a player's strategy is any of the options which he or she chooses in a setting where the outcome depends not only on their own actions but on the actions of others. A player's strategy will determine the action which the player will take at any stage of the game. The strategy concept is sometimes (wrongly) confused with that of a move. A move is an action taken by a player at some point during t... View more info

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Coding Theorems of Information Theory

By: Wolfowitz, J. (Jacob)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ / Berlin, Germany, Prentice-Hall, Inc. / Springer-Verlag: 1961

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34062

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. A previous owner's inked name has been crossed out on the copyright page and also the bottom edge of the text block. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several noticeable edge nicks, tears and smallish to small edge chips missing (mostly the to the spine ends). The covers have generalized rubbing. "This monograph originated with a course of lectures on information theory which I gave at Cornell Univeristy during t... View more info