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Setting-up early computer programs: D. H. Lehmer's ENIAC computation

(2010) ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC. 49(2). p.123-146
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A complete reconstruction of Lehmer's ENIAC set-up for computing the exponents of p modulo two is given. This program served as an early test program for the ENIAC (1946). The reconstruction illustrates the difficulties of early programmers to find a way between a man operated and a machine operated computation. These difficulties concern both the content level (the algorithm) and the formal level (the logic of sequencing operations).
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History of computer programs, ELECTRONIC-COMPUTER, ENIAC, Number theory, Derrick H. Lehmer

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Bullynck, Maarten, and Liesbeth De Mol. “Setting-up Early Computer Programs: D. H. Lehmer’s ENIAC Computation.” ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, edited by Arnold Beckmann et al., vol. 49, no. 2, 2010, pp. 123–46, doi:10.1007/s00153-009-0169-8.
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Bullynck, M., & De Mol, L. (2010). Setting-up early computer programs: D. H. Lehmer’s ENIAC computation. ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, 49(2), 123–146. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00153-009-0169-8
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Bullynck, Maarten, and Liesbeth De Mol. 2010. “Setting-up Early Computer Programs: D. H. Lehmer’s ENIAC Computation.” Edited by Arnold Beckmann, Costas Dimitracopoulos, and Benedikt Löwe. ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC 49 (2): 123–46. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00153-009-0169-8.
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Bullynck, Maarten, and Liesbeth De Mol. 2010. “Setting-up Early Computer Programs: D. H. Lehmer’s ENIAC Computation.” Ed by. Arnold Beckmann, Costas Dimitracopoulos, and Benedikt Löwe. ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC 49 (2): 123–146. doi:10.1007/s00153-009-0169-8.
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Bullynck M, De Mol L. Setting-up early computer programs: D. H. Lehmer’s ENIAC computation. Beckmann A, Dimitracopoulos C, Löwe B, editors. ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC. 2010;49(2):123–46.
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M. Bullynck and L. De Mol, “Setting-up early computer programs: D. H. Lehmer’s ENIAC computation,” ARCHIVE FOR MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 123–146, 2010.
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  author       = {{Bullynck, Maarten and De Mol, Liesbeth}},
  editor       = {{Beckmann, Arnold and Dimitracopoulos, Costas and Löwe, Benedikt}},
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  title        = {{Setting-up early computer programs: D. H. Lehmer's ENIAC computation}},
  url          = {{http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00153-009-0169-8}},
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