Forrester, Jay W.
- Existence: 1918 July 14 - 2016 November 16
Found in 225 Collections and/or Records:
Project Whirlwind Administrative Memo A-111. Administrative memorandum from Electronic Computer Division research teams on staff organization.
Statement of Status of Project Whirlwind Prepared for the Research and Development Board, 1950 May 10
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-102. Memorandum in response to a request from Mr. Charles Doersam, for information on the present status of Project Whirlwind Storage Tube research and for a comparison of the tube being developed at M.I.T. with the one constructed at the Naval Research Laboratory.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Engineering Note E-29. Engineering notes on information received in a discussion of storage tubes with Dr. Rajchman at the R.C.A. Laboratories in Princetone, New Jersey.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-780. Memorandum from project Whirlwind research teams on the establishment of a group to study checking and trouble location methods.
Project Whirlwind Memo 6M-3094-s-1. Supplement to the bi-weekly progress report of Division 6 research teams with corrected examples from a previous report, intended to improve the usefulness, conciseness, and clarity of the bi-weekly reports.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-270. Memorandum on organization of thesis proposals and progress reports created by MIT Servomechanisms Laboratory research teams.
Division 6 Memo M-3351. Memorandum providing a time schedule for machine evaluation tests of XD-1. The nature and purpose of evaluation tests performed on XD-1 and its associated equipment was outlined in "XD-1 Test Specifications" Memorandum 6M-3271, by J. A. O'Brien, 10 January 1955.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-234. Memorandum from the Servomechanisms Laboratory research teams on a visit of Mr. R. L. Snyder of the University of Pennsylvania.
Project Whirlwind Memo VI L-94. Description of a visit by two Lincoln Laboratory staff members to the Remington Rand office in Washington and to see the ONR Logistics computer at George Washington University.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1152. Memorandum on a visit by project Whirlwind I research teams to University of Illinois and Engineering Research Associates for a demonstration of the IAS computer, discussion of ERA's computer experience and its relation to future work in the field, evaluation of the magnetic drum as a reliable element in computing systems, and discussion of electrostatic storage and possible use of the RCA Selectron.
Project Whirlwind Administrative Memo A-77-2. Visitors to the Laboratory who are not necessary to laboratory business should have their visits approved by Proctor. Grouping of visits will be arranged when possible. All requests by such visitors fqr literature should be directed to Proctor.
Project Whirlwind Administrative Memo A-77-1. Administrative memorandum from Electronic Computer Division research teams on visitor policies.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-7. Report listing the visitors to the M.I.T. Servomechanisms Laboratory showing present interest in digital computing equipment.
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-129. Comments on Memorandum M-123 from Jay Forrester on Whirlwind I Trouble Shooting.
- Archival Object 217
- Collection 8
- Computers -- History 3
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty 3
- Whirlwind computer. 3
- DIC 6345. 2
- Magnetic cores -- Patents. 2
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- History 2
- oral histories (literary works) 2
- Artificial intelligence -- History 1
- Computer storage devices -- Patents. 1
- Electronic digital computers 1
- Electronic digital computers -- History 1
- Engineering -- Study and teaching 1
- Fire control (Aerial gunnery) 1
- Fire control (Gunnery) 1
- Institute Professors 1
- Magnetic cores 1
- Patent suits. 1
- Radar -- Antennas -- Research. 1
- Servomechanisms -- Design and construction. 1
- Servomechanisms -- Research. 1 ∧ less