Summary

Photograph of a computer diagram entitled "CIRRUS STRUCTURE". Diagram shows the hardware and software structure of the Cirrus computer, which was developed at the University of Adelaide and placed in service there in 1963.

This is one of a set of photographs showing computers, computer components, computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several pioneer models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including CSIRAC (originally known as CSIR Mark 1), Cirrus, Atlas, IBM System/360 , CDC 6600 System, and Illiac IV.

Description of Content

Block diagram showing the hardware and software structure of the Cirrus supercomputer.

Physical Description

Black and white photographic print of a computing block diagram.

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