EDSAC 99

University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory

Programme

Thursday 15 April 1999

11:00-1:30 Historic objects exhibition Common Room
EDSAC simulators Discussion Room
Current research - demonstrations and displays Cockcroft 4
Computing Service exhibition Austin staircase
New Computer Laboratory Building plans TP4
2:00-5:45 Talks Babbage Lecture Theatre
2:00 Professor Robin Milner
Introduction - a new discipline
2:15 Professor Maurice Wilkes
EDSAC 1 - getting it all going
3:00 Professor David Wheeler
EDSAC 2
3:30-4:00 Break
4:00 Computer Laboratory Engineers
Incidents and anecdotes
4:30 Professor Roger Needham
The Titan years
5:00 Dr David Hartley
Serving the University
5:45-6:00 The EDSAC film Babbage Lecture Theatre
5:30-6:15 Historic objects exhibition Common Room
EDSAC simulators Discussion Room
New Computer Laboratory Building plans TP4
6:15-7:15 Reception University Combination Room
7:30- Dinner
Speaker - Professor Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer
St John's College Hall

Friday 16 April 1999

9:00-12:30 Talks Babbage Lecture Theatre
9:00 Professor Andy Hopper
Rings and things
9:30 Professor Michael Gordon
Proving computers correct
10:00 Dr Frank King
Teaching it straight
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00 Dr Stewart Lang
Displaying dimensions
11:30 Dr John Daugman
Eyeing the user
12:00 Professor Ian Leslie
What about the future?
12:15 Dr Karen Spärck-Jones
Conclusion - getting there
12:30-3:00 Historic objects exhibition Common Room
EDSAC simulators Discussion Room
Current research - demonstrations and displays Cockcroft 4
Computing Service exhibition Austin staircase
New Computer Laboratory Building plans TP4


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