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  • General considerations in the design of an all purpose electronic digital computer.
    (1947)
    Booth, Andrew Donald
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    Britten, Kathleen H. V.
    This is a general paper on the design of a general-purpose stored-program computer.
      597  449
  • Coding for A.R.C.
    (1947-09)
    Booth, Andrew Donald
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    Britten, Kathleen H. V.
    "Although this report deals specifically with the coding of problems for A.R.C. (automatic relay computer) it can be considered as the successor to our previous work on the design of electronic computers. This in because we have made the code of A.R.C. identical with that projected for the electronic machine . The advantage of this arrangement is obvious, we shall be able to transfer any problem which has been coded for A.R.O, directly to the electronic machine when this becomes available In addition, the experience which we gain in using the simpler machine may form a valuable guide to possibly advantageous modifications of the code for the faster computer."-- preface
      934  3163
  • A Refuge for Scholars : Present Challenges in Historical Perspective
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 2017-09)
    Bardawil, Fadi A.
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    Redfield, Peter
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    Marichalar, Pascal
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    Oschema, Klaus
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    Jauslin, Ian
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    Dodman, Thomas
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    Goddard, Peter
    The three articles were originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of the Institute Letter. They were written by a Member-organized History Working Group that mobilized in response to the January 27, 2017, executive order initially banning travel and immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The History Working Group articles were authored by Fadi Bardawil, Member in the School of Social Science; Thomas Dodman, Member in the School of Historical Studies; Ian Jauslin, Member in the School of Mathematics; Pascal Marichalar, Visitor in the School of Social Science; Klaus Oschema, Gerda Henkel Stiftung Member in the School of Historical Studies; and Peter Redfield, Member in the School of Social Science.
      962  1035
  • Sculpture on the edge of dreams
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 1982)
    Ashton, Dore
    A lecture by Professor Dore Ashton marked Tony Smith's gift of his sculpture to the Institute for Advanced Study and had its official installation on 14 November 1981.Tony Smith presented his work "New Piece" to the Institute in commemoration of the accomplishments of Albert Einstein. The photographs are by Clem Fiori, used with permission. in the pamphlet.
      601  104
  • Witnesses to life : women and infants in some images of war, 1789-1830
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 1996-05-03)
    Paret, Peter
    Pamphlet containing a "lecture given at the Institute for Advanced Study on Friday, May 3, 1996, is based on the author's work on images of war in European history, pursued under the auspices of the Institute Seminar on Force in History."-- acknowledgments, p.4.
      533  100
  • Shelomo Dov Goitein 1900-1985
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 1985-03-13)
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    Memorial for Shelomo Dov Goitein. The eulogists are Professors Avrom Udovitch of Princeton University, Franz Rosenthal of Yale University, and Yosef Yerushalmi of Columbia University.
      610  101
  • A history of the Institute for Advanced Study, 1930-1950
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 1964)
    Stern, Beatrice M.
    Beatrice Stern was commissioned by the Institute during J. Robert Oppenheimer’ s tenure to write a history of the Institute. She used original source materials at a time when the Institute had not yet established an archive and interviewed individuals for this history. The history was unfortunately closed to outside use almost immediately.
      885  293
  • A Symposium in Memory of Hetty Goldman, 1881-1972 Held at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, May 4th, 1973.
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 1973-05-04)
    Thompson, Homer A.
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    Jones, Frances F.
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    Hanfmann, George M. A.
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    Caskey, John L.
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    Mellink, Machteld J.
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    Ehrich, Robert W.
    A memorial booklet which examines the impact of Hetty Goldman's work on scholarship. Hetty Goldman was the first woman appointed to the Institute faculty. Her appointment in the School of Historical Studies ran from 1936-1947, she was Professor Emeritus from 1947-1972.
      574  124
  • From the Past to the Future through the Present: Conversations with Historians at the Institute for Advanced Study. Princeton, N.J: Institute for Advanced Study, 1992.
    (Institute for Advanced Study, 1992)
    Grabar, Oleg
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    Griffiths, Phillip A.
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    Kennan, George F.
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    Habicht, Christian
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    Bowersock, Glen W.
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    Lavin, Irving
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    Paret, Peter
    "The conversations which are enclosed took place over the weekend of January 10-11, 1992, and represent the contributions of members of the School of Historical Studies to a gathering of Trustees, Friends of the Institute, and invited guests. No particular format had been imposed; each speaker chose his own manner of presentation. Nor are all professors represented..." ... "they gave, to those who attended, an unusual insight into the framework within which history is pursued and practiced at the Institute, an insight whose value was considered worth sharing with a larger audience."--Preface.
      589  116