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Computer Generations. May D. Panaligan. before…. Ancient people use stones and sticks to calculate numbers. Abacus. The abacus , also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool. First Generation. 1946 with ENIAC , the first 'computer' to use electronic valves called vacuum tubes

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Computer generations

Computer Generations

May D. Panaligan


Before
before…

Ancient people use stones and sticks to calculate numbers


Abacus
Abacus

The abacus, also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool


First generation
First Generation

  • 1946 with ENIAC, the first 'computer' to use electronic valves called vacuum tubes

  • 1949 with the introduction of EDSAC, the first stored program computer


Second generation 1956 1963
Second Generation (1956-1963)

  • invention of Transistors

  • the instructions(program) could be stored inside the computer's memory


Third generation
Third Generation

  • IntergreatedCircuit(IC) was invented in 1958

  • Jack Kilby


Fourth generation 1971 present
Fourth Generation(1971-Present)

  • modern day computers

  • The size started to go down with the improvement in the integrated circuits


Fifth generation present and beyond
Fifth Generation (Present and Beyond)

  • only in the minds of advance research scientists and being tested out in the laboratories

  • computers will be more powerful than those under central processing

  • future looks bright for the computers


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