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Glossary

This section contains a cross reference list of terms and references used on this site, computer related keywords, abbreviations and other computer related subjects.

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A

Abacus, early counting device
    Abacus, Roman form
    Abacus, Chinese form
Abax, primitive counting board
Algebra, derived from al jabr meaning transposition, a term used firstly by AL-Kwarizmi
Algorithmic Unit, early hint of processing data
Al-kwarizmi, the alghoritm is called after him, het introduced the name algebra
Antiquity
Antikytherea
    first reference
    fact sheet
Aristotle, Greek phylosopher

 

B

B, Ken Thompson develops the proto "C" called "B"
BBS, (1) bulleting board system
Binairy Calculus, method of doing arithmatic wit a binary system
Bones, tally bones
Boolean Algebra
Buerghi, Joost, logaritm table

 

C

C, programming Language
    C, Ken Thompson develops the proto "C" called "B"
Calculator device, the first one
Chess play, earliest reference
Copernicus, Niclaus
Counting, earliest forms
Compotystes, earliest reference to the word computer
Computers, earliest reference
Cuneiform, early recording of counting

 

D

Databases
    Relational Database, IBM introduces the

 

E

Era's
    Antiquity
    Industrial Era I
    Industrial Era II
    Industrial Era III
    Pre Historic Era
    Pre Industrial Era
Eratosthenes, seeve of; calculating prime numbers

 

F

Figures, Indo Arabic
Floppy Disk, 8" by Opium and IBM

 

G

Geometry, created by Theaetetus
Geocentric system; a second century's view on the world and the rest of the universe
Gitton, Bernard; creator of a post modern waterclock

 

H

Heron of Aelexandria, invents the sequence control mechanism later used in calculators and "programmed" with the use of ropes

 

I

Industrial Era I
Industrial Era II
Industrial Era III

 

J

 

K

 

L

Logarithm
    Joost Buergi, logarithm table
    natural logarithm, Napier

 

M

Mechanical Orchestra
Mechanical Clock, the first one
Mechanical clocks in Europe
Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonus Descriptio, the canon of logarithm by Napier
Mithical Man Month, Fred Brooks wrote a paper on the mithical manmonth while being manager for the IBM 360 project
Museums
    Manor Museum

 

N

Napier,
    Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonus Descriptio, the canon of logarithm by Napier
    natural logarithm
    napier bones
    rabdologica
Numbers and Figures

 

O

Operating Systems
    Beos
    DOS
    Geos, commodore
    Pink
    OS, Apple operating systems
    Unix, first version developed on a PDP 7
Oracle, early "Artificial Intelligence"

P

Pascal a, programming language by Niclaus Wirth
Pendulum, invention by Leonardo da Vinci
Pheedo, essay of Plato on machines that could "think"
Plato, Greek philosopher
Pre Historic Era
Pre Industrial Era
Programming Languages
    C, Ken Thompson develops the proto "C" called "B"
    Pascal a, programming language by Niclaus Wirth

 

Q

Quipa, south indo-american (Maya / Inca people) means to register quantities

 

R

Revolutionubus, Copernicus tractatus about the earth is revolving around the sun and other natural fenomena
Rabdologica, Rabdologiae, sue Numertionis per Virgulas Libri duo, about logica and the Napier bones
Relational Database introduced by IBM
Revolutionubus, about logarithm

 

S

Seeve of Eratosthenes, calculating prime numbers
Sequence control, a mechanisme to control events in a fixed sequence
Socrates, greek philosopher
Spinning wheel
SQL, Structured Query Language

 

T

Theaetetus, Greek philosopher creates geometry
Timeline; the history of computing
Torres, L;  a formal language to describe machines
Torriano, Gianello; creator of a mechanical mandolin playing lady, one of a kind
Trevisa, first reference to the term computer: "compotytes"

 

U

Unix, first version developed on a PDP 7

 

V

 

W

Waterclocks, early and late forms of water driven clocks
    Egyptian waterclock
Wirth , Niclaus

 

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Y

 

Z

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