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Carries Stripped to the Bone: Episodes in the History of Coaxial Modular Digital Counters

Denis Roegel 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
LORIA - FM - Department of Formal Methods
Abstract : This article describes three early mechanical counters which have a number of common features, namely to be modular, coaxial and digital. The earliest of these counters was patented in 1844, and such counters were integral parts of mechanical calculating machines.
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Denis Roegel. Carries Stripped to the Bone: Episodes in the History of Coaxial Modular Digital Counters. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017, 39 (3), pp.55-64. ⟨10.1109/MAHC.2017.3481339⟩. ⟨hal-01591418⟩

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