Artifact Details

Title

Von Neumann: The interaction of mathematics and computing. Lecture by S. M. Ulam at the Los Alamos History of Computing Conference

Catalog Number

102695481

Type

Moving image

Date

1976-06-10

Credits

Ulam, S. M.

Place of Publication

Los Alamos, NM, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number Reel 3

Duration

00:53:00

Dimensions

10 inches

Format

Betacam SP

Description

Ulam speaks about disussions he and Norbert Wiener had with von Neumann about the interaction of mathematics (or "mathematical physics") and computing, an interaction he calls the "music of the future."

Reel covers 10:37 to 11:30 AM.

Roughly corresponds to "Von Neumann: The Interaction of Mathematics and Computing" in _A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century_, ed. N. Metropolis, J. Howlett, and Gian-Carlo Rota.

Category

Lecture

Series Title

International Research Conference on the History of Computing

Lot Number

X5953.2011