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E-book 'The Last of the First, CSIRAC: Australia’s First Computer' by Doug McCann and Peter Thorne from the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at The University of Melbourne. First published by The University of Melbourne in 2000, published as an e-book by the The University of Melbourne in 2015.

The book is a collection of articles and conference papers on Australia’s first computer CSIRAC. The first section of the book includes a timeline of CSIRAC's development, a description of the hardware, brief biographies of CSIRAC’s design and construction team, and memoirs of operating and maintenance staff. The second section consists of papers which were presented at, or arose out of, the 1996 CSIRAC Celebration and Conference.

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