Artifact Details

Title

JOSS (JOHNNIAC Open Shop System)

Catalog Number

102734547

Type

Text

Date

1961-1968

Author

Bryan, G. Edward; Ware, Willis H.; Greenwald, Irwin D.; Baker, Charles L.

Publisher

RAND Corporation; System Development Corporation (SDC); Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Description

JOSS was one of the first interactive, time-sharing programming languages -- initially developed by J. Clifford Shaw at RAND and first implemented on the JOHNNIAC computer in 1963. JOSS II was developed by G. Edward Bryan and others for DEC's PDP-6 computer between 1964 and 1966. These folders include correspondence with employees of DEC along with materials authored and published by both RAND and DEC.

Category

Technical Paper or Note; Memoranda; Design Drawing; Correspondence; Presentation Material; Periodical; Manual; Program Listing; Still life photograph; Pamphlet

Collection Title

G. Edward Bryan collection on the CP-6 system

Series Title

RAND Corporation records

Credit

Gift of G. Edward Bryan

Lot Number

X2901.2005