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Corporate entry Department of Computer Science (1976 - 1990s)

The University of Melbourne

From
1976
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1990s
Functions
Education and Computer Technology or Multimedia
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The University of Melbourne's Department of Computer Science was established in 1976, when it took the place of the Department of Information Science. The Department was originally part of the Faculty of Science. During the early 1990s, the Department of Computer Science was moved to the newly created School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, within the Faculty of Engineering. In 1999 the Department was renamed the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Timeline

 1955 - 1964 Computation Laboratory
       1964 - 1971 Department of Computation
             1971 - 1976 Department of Information Science
                   1976 - 1990s Department of Computer Science
                         1999 - Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

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Published resources

Books

  • McCann, Doug and Thorne, Peter, The Last of the First CSIRAC: Australia's First Computer, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000, 196 pp. Details

Online Resources

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