Naval Gunnery Fire Control in WWI
Shipboard computers and networks on a WWI capital ship
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Several decades prior to the use of electronic digital computers, the fire control problem was computed on mechanical computing devices. Analog data was transmitted through tightly integrated networks, often using cables with many conductors. This talk will survey these technologies and describe their use.
- 2016 November 11 10:45
- 1 h
- Room 3178
- Seattle GNU/Linux Conference 2016