Transporting an LGP-30

Antonio Carlini a.carlini at
Fri Dec 30 17:22:28 CST 2016

On 30/12/16 17:49, Paul Koning wrote:
> The Dutch computer ARMAC had a nice optimization, a track buffer. 
> Under software control a given track would be copied to that buffer 
> (in some sort of RAM -- core?) and then references to those addresses 
> would be satisfied from the buffer. You could think of that as a very 
> early cache. That was the machine on which Dijkstra first implemented 
> the spanning tree algorithm (as a demo program for an exhibition).

Spanning tree? Really? Surely you mean Shortest Path First?


Antonio Carlini
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