Von Neumann's contributions to automata theory

Author:
Claude E. Shannon

Journal:
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. **64** (1958), 123-129

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1958-10214-1

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0092240

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**1.**Von Neumann,*Preliminary discussion of the logical design of an electronic computing instrument*. Part I, Vol. I. With A. W. Burks and H. H. Goldstine. Report prepared for U. S. Army Ord. Dept. under Contract W-36-034-ORD-7481 (June 28, 1946, 2d ed. Sept. 2, 1947), 42 pp. MR**22442****2.**Von Neumann,*Numerical inverting of matrices of high order*. With H. H. Goldstine. Amer. Math. Soc. Bull. vol. 53 (1947) pp. 1021-1099. MR**24235****3.**Von Neumann,*Planning and coding of problems for an electronic computing instrument*. Part II, Vol. I. With H. H. Goldstine. Report prepared for U. S. Army Ord. Dept. under Contract W-36-034-ORD-7481, 1947, 69 pp. MR**22443****4.**Von Neumann,*Planning and coding of problems for an electronic computing instrument*. Part II, Vol. II. With H. H. Goldstine. Report prepared for U. S. Army Ord. Dept. under Contract W-36-034-ORD-7481, 1948, 68 pp.**5.**Von Neumann,*Planning and coding of problems for an electronic computing instrument*. Part II, Vol. III. With H. H. Goldstine. Report prepared for U. S. Army Ord. Dept. under Contract W-36-034-ORD-7481, 1948, 23 pp.**6.**Von Neumann,*The future of high-speed computing*. Proc., Comp. Sem., Dec. 1949, published and copyrighted by IBM, 1951, p. 13.**7.**Von Neumann,*Numerical inverting of matrices of high order*, II. With H. H. Goldstine. Proc. Amer. Math Soc. vol. 2 (1951) pp. 188-202. MR**41539****8.**Von Neumann,*The general and logical theory of automata*. "Cerebral mechanisms in behavior-- The Hixon symposium," September 1948, Pasadena, edited by L. A. Jeffress, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1951, pp. 1-31. MR**45446****9.**Von Neumann,*Entwicklung und Ausnutzung neuerer mathematischer Maschinen*. Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Forschüng des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Heft 45. Düsseldorf, September 15, 1954.**10.**Von Neumann,*Probabilistic logics and the synthesis of reliable organisms from unreliable components*, "Automata studies," edited by C. E. Shannon and J. McCarthy, Princeton University Press, 1956, pp. 43-98. MR**77479****11.**Von Neumann, The Silliman Memorial Lectures. (In press). Yale University Press. To be published, 1958.**12.**Von Neumann, Unfinished manuscript for the University of Illinois Press relating to the theory of automata and, particularly, self-reproducing machines.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1958-10214-1