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A serial computer is a computer typified by bit-serial architecture — i.e., internally operating on one bit or digit for each clock cycle. [1]

14 relations: Arithmetic logic unit, Bendix G-15, Bit-level parallelism, Bit-serial architecture, Datapoint 2200, EDVAC, Elliott 803, Explicit multi-threading, Gemini Guidance Computer, MOBIDIC, Parallel computing, Transistor count, Whirlwind I, ZEBRA (computer).

Arithmetic logic unit

An arithmetic logic unit (ALU) is a combinational digital electronic circuit that performs arithmetic and bitwise operations on integer binary numbers.

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Bendix G-15

The Bendix G-15 computer was introduced in 1956 by the Bendix Corporation, Computer Division, Los Angeles, California.

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Bit-level parallelism

Bit-level parallelism is a form of parallel computing based on increasing processor word size.

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Bit-serial architecture

In digital logic applications, bit-serial architectures send data one bit at a time, along a single wire, in contrast to bit-parallel word architectures, in which data values are sent all bits or a word at once along a group of wires.

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Datapoint 2200

The Datapoint 2200 was a mass-produced programmable terminal, designed by Computer Terminal Corporation (CTC) founders Phil Ray and Gus RocheLamont Wood,, Computerworld, 8 August 2008 and announced by CTC in June 1970 (with units shipping in 1971).

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EDVAC (Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer) was one of the earliest electronic computers.

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Elliott 803

The Elliott 803 is a small, medium-speed transistor digital computer which was manufactured by the British company Elliott Brothers in the 1960s.

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Explicit multi-threading

Explicit Multi-Threading (XMT) is a computer science paradigm for building and programming parallel computers designed around the parallel random-access machine (PRAM) parallel computational model.

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Gemini Guidance Computer

The Gemini Guidance Computer (sometimes Gemini Spacecraft On-Board Computer (OBC)) was a digital, serial computer designed for Project Gemini, America's second manned space project.

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Sylvania's MOBIDIC, short for "MOBIle DIgital Computer", was a transistorized computer intended to store, sort and route information as one part of the United States Army's Fieldata concept.

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Parallel computing

Parallel computing is a type of computation in which many calculations or the execution of processes are carried out concurrently.

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Transistor count

The transistor count is the number of transistors on an integrated circuit (IC).

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Whirlwind I

Whirlwind I was a Cold War-era vacuum tube computer developed by the MIT Servomechanisms Laboratory for the U.S. Navy.

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ZEBRA (computer)

The ZEBRA (Zeer Eenvoudige Binaire Reken Automaat translated Very Simple Binary Automatic Calculator) was one of the first computers to be designed in the Netherlands, (the first one was the "ARRA") and one of the first Dutch computers to be commercially available.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_computer

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