LOCO Logical Computer - 1959 2 of 37
Early computer to solve logic problems, University of Nottingham.
Designed by Drs Alan Rose & Eric Foxley, funded by British Railways.
It solved problems in Mathematical Logic and in Railway Signalling.
Photo is of one of the "Universal Decision Elements".
Computer processed at 3 hertz and had 120 decision elements
but out-performed contemporary general-purpose computers (English electric Deuce at 40000 then).
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Photo page created Mon Dec 5 15:20:41 2005. All information © Eric Foxley.