This website contains supplemental material to the following aspects of the Annals (and more). Nothing here is IEEE content unless that is explicitly stated.
- Current highlights
- Auxiliary content related to published articles, departments, and issues
- Finding and bibliographic aids for the Annals
- More about Annals departments
- Annals history
Current highlights in or about the Annals
- About open access publication in the Annals (scroll down to "Open Access")
Auxiliary content related to Annals articles, departments, and issues
2020 snapshot of the website of the Software Industry Special Interest Group
as developed between 1985 and 2020. Two of the three anecdotes in
Annals vol. 42 no. 3
cite this document; these anecdotes describe the journey of Luanne Johnson and Burton Grad in deciding
to collect information on software history, learning how to collect it, and developing a formal and
informal infrastructure to do the collecting.
- Information relating to the 2018, 2019, and 2020 special issues on desktop publishing
- Additional information relating to two papers about IBM's ACS project published in the Annals in 2015 and 2016 (1. Brian Randell's paper entitled "IBM's Project Y and ACS project" (IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 37, no. 3, July-September 2015); and
2. A paper entitled "The IBM ACS Project" by Mark Smotherman, Edward Sussenguth, and Russell Robelen, Annals, vol. 38, no. 1, January-March 2016, pp. 60-74).
¶ A detailed draft memo from 1966 on dynamic instruction scheduling.
¶ Fred Buelow, Dan Murphy, and John Zasio sketched an article on ACS circuits technology. However, they have been forced to abandon that effort before submitting a completed paper. We post here a 2014 draft of that proposed paper.
¶ Lynn Conway has an ACS archive.
¶ Mark Smotherman has another ACS website.
- Related to Dan Murphy's history and TENEX and TOP-20 ("Anecdotes", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.37, no. 1, pp. 83-86, Jan.-Mar. 2015) are his
¶ TECO, TENEX, and TOP-20 Papers
- Related to Tom Van Vleck's report ("Events and Sightings", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 93-96, Oct.-Dec. 2014) is his
¶ wonderful multicians.org website
- Links to 19 Annals Web Extras of articles and departments in volumes 23 to 31.
Annals finding and bibliographic aids
- One page list of volume-issue links
- Complete list from the Anecdotes Dept.
- List from the Biographies Dept.
- Complete list from the Interviews Dept.
- List from the Reviews Dept.
- List of articles from volumes 1-17 that EIC Mike Williams had made (.xls file)
- Another list, volume 1-17, Mike Williams had made, sortable by department (.xls file)
- Combined Annals indexes from the beginning through 2009 when the Computer Society stopped producing them (it is a 214MB PDF file).
- Tables of contents of the Annals in one linear list for volumes 1-13 (before it became the IEEE Annals)
- Bibliography of the Annals
- Bibliography in BibTeX format
- Tables of contents of the Annals in one linear list from volume 14 on (after it became the IEEE Annals)
- Bibliograpy of the IEEE Annals
- Bibliography in BibTeX format
- An Excel file of the history of holders of named editorial board positions, e.g., editors-in-chief, associate editors-in-chief, associate editors, ..., and department editors
A present this list is based only on looking at the masthead of the first issue of each year; it needs to be refined by looking at every issue of each year.