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Symposium on the Mechanization of Thought Processes, 1958-1959

MS. Eng. misc. b. 297/H.3
Held at the Weston Library

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A Symposium held at the National Physical Laboratory, 24-27 November 1958.


  1. Lists of delegates.
  2. Copies of 3 papers presented at the symposium, including one by A.M. Andrew on 'Learning Machines'. Strachey commented on this paper, both at the Symposium and in the press.
  3. Folder includes Strachey's 1-page manuscript notes on the paper, 2 manuscript drafts of letters to the press and a 3-page typescript of Strachey's contribution to the discussion following the paper.
  4. Transcripts of Strachey's remarks in the various discussions at the Symposium, heavily amended and annotated, sent to him for corrections before publication.


  • Creation: 1958-1959


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 297/H.3

Former reference:

CSAC 71.1.80/H.3

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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