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Biographical entry Beard, Maston

Computer engineer


Maston Beard, with Trevor Pearcey, was involved in the development of CSIRAC, an early vacuum-tube stored-program computer for the CSIR/O 1947-1951.

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  • McCann, Doug and Thorne, Peter, The Last of the First CSIRAC: Australia's First Computer, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000, 196 pp. Details
  • The Radiophysics Laboratory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, A Textbook of Radar, Angus & Robertson, Sydney; London, 1947, 579 pp. Author of Chapter 20. Details

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Rosanne Walker