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The California Institute of Technology electric analog computer


Author: G. D. McCann
Journal: Math. Comp. 3 (1949), 501-513
MSC: Primary 65.0X
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1949-0033176-7
MathSciNet review: 0033176
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1949-0033176-7
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