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
- Special-topic issues, 1981--present
- 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
- Below are three additional images for Elisabetta Mori's article "Olivetti ELEA Sign System: Interfaces before the Advent of HCI" in Annals volume 42 issue 2020-4. The three images are Courtesy of Gui Bonsiepe.
¶ Fig. 9-extra. Examples of the basic symbols (simboli base). Olivetti ELEA 9003 sign system by Tomás Maldonado and Gui Bonsiepe (1960-1961).
¶ Fig. 10-extra. Examples of the determinative symbols (simboli determinativi) (1). Olivetti ELEA 9003 sign system by Tomás Maldonado and Gui Bonsiepe (1960-1961).
¶ Fig. 11-extra. Examples of the determinative symbols (simboli determinativi) (2). Olivetti ELEA 9003 sign system by Tomás Maldonado and Gui Bonsiepe (1960-1961).
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.