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Meaning of ATANASOFF-BERRY COMPUTER

 
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(ABC) The first electronic digital computer ever built. The ABC was built between 1937 and 1942 by Dr. john vincent atanasoff and Clifford Berry at iowa state college. It incorporated binary arithmetic, regenerative memory, parallel processing, and separation of memory and computing functions.

Ideas from the ABC were used in the design of eniac (1943-1946).

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