EDVAC


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Related to EDVAC: EDSAC, UNIVAC
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EDVACElectronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer
EDVACElectronic Discrete Variable Automatic Calculator
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He also played a key role in planning the ENIAC's successor, the EDVAC, which until the 1980s provided the prototype for nearly all computer logical-control structures--i.
Mauchly and Eckert wrote the 12-page document to explain how the UNIVAC had evolved from the earlier ENIAC and EDVAC (illustrated above).
But because the Mark I was an electromechanical device orders of magnitude slower than its younger electronic cousins the ENIAC and EDVAC, and because Aiken himself was often perceived as being out of touch with later developments in computing, his legacy is ofte n misunderstood and underrepresented.