Zeiss Ikon’s Statistical Machine

Published in Spring 1995 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author:  Michael Buckland

See Page 6 – 7.

Professor Emanuel Goldberg invented many things but the most interesting  may well be the first electronic document retrieval system which he designed for microfilm but would be analogous to a modern digital application. This article provides a clear narrative on the importance of this concept that was halted due to the advance of the Hitler regime and World War II.

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