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Major collection: Science & Technology
Object type: computer
Maker: Shannon, Claude Elwood
Measurements: 20 3/4 in x 20 in x 12 1/2 in

The first chess-playing computer, based on Shannon's groundbreaking paper on computer chess, only had enough processing power to play the endgame.


Gift of Mary Elizabeth Shannon on behalf of the family of Claude E. Shannon

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