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ENIAC
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Fower ENIAC panels an ane o its three function tables, on display at the Schuil o Ingineerin an Applee'd Science at the Varsity o Pennsylvanie
ENIAC is located in Philadelphia
ENIAC
Location within Philadelphia
Location Varsity o Pennsylvanie Depairtment o Computer an Information Science, 3330 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvanie, U.S.
Coordinates 39°57′08″N 75°11′28″W / 39.9522012°N 75.1909932°W / 39.9522012; -75.1909932
PA merker dedicatit Thursday, June 15, 2000

ENIAC (/ˈini.æk/ or /ˈɛni.æk/; Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)[1][2] wis amangst the earliest electronic general-purpose computers made. It wis Turing-complete, deegital, an coud solve "a lairge cless o numerical problems" throu reprogrammin.[3][4]

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  1. John Presper Eckert Jr. and John W. Mauchly, Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, United States Patent Office, US Patent 3,120,606, filed 26 June 1947, issued 4 February 1964; invalidated 19 October 1973 after court ruling on Honeywell v. Sperry Rand.
  2. Weik, Martin H. "The ENIAC Story". O R D N A N C E. 708 Mills Building - Washington, DC: American Ordnance Association (January–February 1961). Retrieved 29 Mairch 2015. 
  3. Goldstine & Goldstine 1946, p. 97
  4. Shurkin, Joel (1996). Engines of the mind : the evolution of the computer from mainframes to microprocessors. New York: Norton. ISBN 0-393-31471-5.