Pearcey, T. (Trevor) (1919-1998)

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Pearcey, T. (1919-1998)
Pearcey, T. (Trevor) (1919-)
Pearcey, Trevor (1919-)
Pearcey, Trevor (1919-1998)
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Trevor Pearcey, with Maston Beard, was involved in the development of CSIRAC, an early vacuum-tube stored-program computer for the CSIR/O 1947-1951.

Born 5 March 1919. Died 27 February 1998. Worked for the Radar Research Establishment, Great Malvern, UK during World War II, CSIR/O Radiophysics Laboratory 1947-56, Radar Research Establishment 1957-58, Division of Mathematical Statistics, CSIRO from 1959, but seconded to the CSIRAC Laboratory. It was during this period that he discovered the phenomenon of dynamic 'chaos' while making computational studies of subharmonics, now called period doubling. Second president, Australian Computer Society.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Pearcey, Trevor
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Last of the First CSIRAC: Australia's First Computer
    McCann, Doug and Thorne, Peter
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
  3. CSIRAC: Australia's first computer in 1949
    Pass, Steven
    Published: Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, 2000
  4. Computing in Australia: the Development of a Profession
    Bennett, J. M.; Broomham, Rosemary; Murton, P. M.; Pearcey, T.; Rutledge, R. W.
    Published: Hale and Ironmonger, Sydney, 1994
  5. Trevor Pearcey and the First Australian Computer: a Lost Opportunity?
    Willis, J. B. and Deane, J. F.
    Published: 2006
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 17, 2, 209-225
  6. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Anti-composition tables for carbon compounds CH, CHO, CHS, and CHOS / by H.H. Hatt, T. Pearcey, and A.Z. Szumer
    Hatt, H. H
    [ Book : 1954-1955 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  1. Pearcey Foundation (1998-)
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  1. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 15 December 1945 p 2 Family Notices
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  3. GUESTS AT HOLIDAY RESORTS.
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  1. Green office retrofit : a case study of Trevor Pearcey House Canberra / Department of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water
    Australian Capital Territory. Dept. of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water
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  2. A history of Australian computing / Trevor Pearcey
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  3. Telecommunications in tertiary education / Trevor Pearcey
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  4. Encryption in data systems and communication / by T. Pearcey
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  3. APPOINTMENTS AND RETIREMENTS
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 10 September 1970 [Issue No.77] p 6168

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  1. 01 | Fast, smart and connected: Where it all began
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
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  1. AIIA 2000 Pearcey Award dinner
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  2. The new world of the information society : proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Computer Communication, Sydney, Australia, 30 October-2 November 1984 / edited by J.M. Bennett and T. Pearcey ; sponsored by the International Council ...
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  4. ASOCIO [Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation] dinner, November 23rd 1999: remarks
    Alston, Richard; Liberal Party of Australia
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