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Computation Laboratory (1955 - 1964)

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Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The University of Melbourne's Computation Laboratory was established in 1955, when CSIRO transferred their automatic computer to the University. The CSIRAC machine was Australia's first electronic computer and one of the first in the world. The Computation Laboratory was renamed the Department of Computation in 1964.

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Previous and Subsequent Entities

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


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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Ailie Smith
Created: 28 March 2002

Published by Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre on AustehcWeb, October 2001
Comments, questions, corrections and additions: http://www.esrc.unimelb.edu.au/about/inquiries.html#comment
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Updated: 16 November 2009

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