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Oral history interview with Donald W. Davies
Davies, Donald Watts (Charles Babbage Institute, 1986)

Oral history interview with Donald W. Davies

Issue Date

Charles Babbage Institute

Oral History

Davies begins by discussing his entry into computing through work during World War II, and mentions his involvement with the Pilot ACE and ACE computer projects of the 1940s and 1950s before focusing on his work at the National Physical Laboratories Computer Science Division. Davies discusses at length the management of the division and its activities, especially related to data transmission systems.

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Other Identifier(s)
other: OH 189

Previously Published Citation
Donald Watts Davies, OH 189. Oral history interview by Martin Campbell-Kelly, 17 March 1986, National Physical Laboratory, UK. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Transcript, 34 pp.

Suggested Citation
Davies, Donald Watts. (1986). Oral history interview with Donald W. Davies. Charles Babbage Institute. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy,

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