American-Bulgarian physicist John Atanasoff dies

American-Bulgarian physicist John Atanasoff dies

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  • Interview with John V. Atanasoff

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John Atanasoff was an American-Bulgarian physicist and inventor best known for inventing the first electronic digital computer. A professor at Iowa State University, Atanasoff worked with his graduate student, Clifford Berry, to build a machine known as the Atanasoff–Berry computer. It introduced the ideas of binary arithmetic, regenerative memory, and logic circuits. John Mauchly later used these concepts in the design of ENIAC.

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