harvard mark ii machine

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Harvard Mark II Machine definition

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A relay-based computer designed and built by Howard Aiken, with support from IBM, for the United States Navy's Naval Proving Ground, between 1942 - 1947. The Harvard Mark II was the second in a series of four electro-mechanical computers that were forerunners of the ENIAC.
Harvard machines (http://hoc.co.umist.ac.uk/storylines/compdev/electromechanical/harvardmarkmachines.html).
(2003-09-13)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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