About IEEE Annals of the History of Computing


From the analytical engine to the supercomputer, from Pascal to von Neumann, from punched cards to CD-ROMs -- the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing covers the breadth of computer history. Featuring scholarly articles by leading computer scientists and historians, as well as firsthand accounts by computer pioneers, the Annals is the primary publication for recording, analyzing, and debating the history of computing. The Annals also serves as a focal point for people interested in uncovering and preserving the records of this exciting field. The quarterly publication is an active center for the collection and dissemination of information on historical projects and organizations, oral history activities, and international conferences.

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, ISSN 1058-6180


The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing serves as the archival journal for the history of computing. Its contents include historical papers and records concerned with the international computing and information processing field, and information on the heritage of the computing and information processing field for scholarly and educational purposes. Annals is managed by an Editor in Chief, chosen by the Computer Society who works with an appointed Editorial Board of scholars and practitioners. In addition to scholarly papers and practitioner's memoirs, Annals has departments which contain biographies, reviews, anecdotes, and current events of importance to computer historians.

Prospective authors are strongly encouraged to visit the Author Center for more information about submitting an article for publication.

In addition, the Annals' homepage contains information about the latest issue, including material which could not be accommodated due to space limitations.

The members of the Editorial Board can be found at /web/computingnow/annals/edboard.