Half a century of computing in the serbian copper mining and metallurgy industry

Dragan R. Milivojevic*, Marijana Pavlov, Vladimir Despotovic, Visa Tasic

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Abstract

The Copper Mining and Smelting Complex Bor (RTB Bor) in the Republic of Serbia has a long history of computer control and computer-aided data processing. Working within the confines of the Cold War era, RTB implemented and developed four generations of computers, becoming a major influence in the IT sector and the primary computer training resource in the region.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6143905
Pages (from-to)34-43
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • centralized and distributed data processing
  • Copper Mining and Smelting Complex Bor
  • distributed information system
  • history of computing
  • Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Bor
  • mainframe and host computers
  • Republic of Serbia
  • RTB Bor
  • Yugoslavia

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